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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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