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SubjectRe: Regression: 2.6.34 boot fails on E5405 system, bisected: de08e2c26
On 07/14/2010 11:19 AM, Pan, Jacob jun wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ben Greear [mailto:greearb@candelatech.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 10:07 AM
>> To: Pan, Jacob jun
>> Cc: Robert Hancock; linux-kernel; jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org
>> Subject: Re: Regression: 2.6.34 boot fails on E5405 system, bisected:
>> de08e2c26
>>
>> On 07/14/2010 08:36 AM, Pan, Jacob jun wrote:
>>> what is the config size of 10.1?
>>> ls -l /sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:00:10.1/config
>>>
>>> if that is 256, it might be related to this patch.
>>
>> That patch is already in 2.6.34.y (with slight white-space
>> change it seems: space before<).
>>
>> I just posted a patch to lkml that fixes the problem for me,
>> based on a suggestion by Robert Hancock.
>>
>> I think this or something similar should to go 2.6.34.y stable
>> as well.
>>
>
>
> I have not seen the patch yet, but there is no guarantee that
> capabilities are always laid out in ascending address. So I think
> we cannot bail out when
> pcie_cap>> 20<= pos
>
> If that is some bug in the config space, can we fix it with some quirks?

No idea, but if it's on this one motherboard/device, I imagine it's somewhere
else as well.

Is there at least a maximum number of capabilities that can exist so that
you can limit the loop by that?

Thanks,
Ben

>
> Thanks,
>
> Jacob
>
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