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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/9] PCI: revert to allocating bottom-up, avoid E820 areas
    On Thu, 16 Dec 2010 13:59:33 -0800
    Linus Torvalds <> wrote:

    > On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 9:38 AM, Bjorn Helgaas <> wrote:
    > >
    > > So I think the best band-aid for now is to revert to bottom-up allocation
    > > and do a better job of avoiding E820 reserved areas.  Obviously, it's not
    > > complete because we could still trip over ACPI devices (as in 23802), but
    > > that's a problem we've always had and it's not as likely if we go bottom-up.
    > Ok, ack for this series. Have we got testers for it? In particular,
    > have the people who have seen regressions been notified of this new
    > series?
    > That said, let's just try to merge it quickly so that we get maximal
    > coverage before the holiday season starts. Jesse, it makes sense
    > through your tree, but if you'd rather me take it directly, I can do
    > that.

    I'll pull it into my tree and send you a pull req tomorrow if that's
    ok. I have a couple of fixes besides this, but I have to drop Bjorn's
    earlier series...

    Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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