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SubjectRe: mptsas, msi and the dl585 g2
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On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 1:40 PM, James
Bottomley<James.Bottomley@hansenpartnership.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-07-09 at 12:48 -0700, Yinghai Lu wrote:
>> [    4.333140]   PREFETCH window: 0x00000000d9f00000-0x00000000d9ffffff
>> are all directed to one 8132 PCI-X bridge.
>>
>> the the IOAPIC for 9, 10, 11... falling that range...
>>
>> we need one better to allocate range for that pci-x bridge to aovide ioapic BAR allocated...
>>
>> anyway your BIOS sucks.
>
> It's a sad and very annoying fact of life that most BIOSs suck.  If they
> didn't suck, our bios handling code wouldn't be a nasty mess of
> exceptions, work arounds and quirks.
>
> Can we fix this so that both the DL585 and the opteron multi root stuff
> can work?  There's a large population of DL585's out there, so we can't
> release 2.6.32 like this ... and I'd rather not have to choose between
> breaking the DL585's and breaking the Sun Opterons.

sure. will send out one patch after get some sanity test here.

YH
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