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SubjectRe: [Patch 1/1] x86 pci: Add option to not assign BAR's if not already assigned
On Fri, 28 May 2010 10:10:16 -0700
Mike Travis <travis@sgi.com> wrote:

>
>
> 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?

Applied to my linux-next branch, thanks.

--
Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center


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