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SubjectRe: [Patch 1/1] x86 pci: Add option to not assign BAR's if not already assigned


H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 05/28/2010 09:53 AM, Mike Travis wrote:
>> Any further consideration for this patch, or has it been rejected?
>
> Well, it's really up to Jesse, but as far as I can see, this patch is a
> net loss of functionality and doesn't actually add anything. Without
> this patch, some resources that were not assigned by BIOS will be
> unreachable. With this patch, *all* resources that were not assigned by
> BIOS will be unreachable...
>
> -hpa
>

Apparently you're missing the point of the patch? The patch is needed
because BIOS is purposely not assigning I/O BAR's to devices that won't
use them, freeing up the resource for devices that do need them. Where
is the "all" resources that are not reachable?

Thanks,
Mike


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