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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 00/30] Refine PCI scan interfaces and make generic pci host bridge
Hi Yijing,

On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 12:29:55AM +0000, Yijing Wang wrote:
> v1->v2:
> Split pci_host_bridge_list into a new patch, remove .phb_probe_mode
> and rework powerpc .phb_of_scan_bus() for simpilicty suggested by
> Arnd. Refresh some patch description log, and add a new patch to fix
> build warning in ia64.
>
> This series is based on Bjorn's pci-next branch.
>
> Patch 1-4 ripped out pci_bus_add_devices() from pci scan interfaces
> for better pci scan flow.
>
> Patch 5-11 make a generic pci_host_bridge to hold pci_host_bridge
> related informations, and introduce a pci_host_bridge_ops to
> support platform host drivers provide its own pci_host_bridge
> related operations to setup pci_host_bridge during pci enumeration.
>
> Patch 12-28 apply the new pci scan interfaces to platform pci host
> bridge drivers.
>
> Now in kernel, we scan pci bus use the following ways:
> 1. pci_scan_bus.
> parent = NULL, default io/mem/bus resources
> call pci_bus_add_devices()
>
> 2. pci_scan_bus_parented() + pci_bus_add_devices()
> default io/mem/bus resources, only used by xen
>
> 3. pci_scan_root_bus() + pci_bus_add_devices()
>
> 4. pci_create_root_bus() + pci_scan_child_bus() + pci_bus_add_devices()
>
> 5. pci_create_root_bus() + xx_of_scan_bus() + pci_bus_add_devices()
>
> And we have a lot of arch specific pci_domain_nr() and other platform
> specific weak function like pcibios_root_bridge_prepare().
>
> After applied this series, we have following scan interfaces:
>
> 1. pci_scan_bus_legacy()
> parent = NULL, default io/mem/bus resources.
> for legacy pci scan
>
> 2. pci_scan_root_bus()
> for callers provide its own parent and io/mem/bus resources
> but no platform specific pci_host_bridge operations
>
> 3. pci_scan_root_bridge()
> for callers provide its own parent and io/mem/bus resources
> and pci_host_bridge_ops.
>
> Besides, above pci scan interfaces all need addtionally call pci_bus_add_devices()
> to set match_driver true and try to attach drivers.
>
> Also we could eliminate all arch specific pci_domain_nr() after applied this series.
>
> I tested this series on x86 (with or without ACPI).
> Comments and tests are warmly welcome!

Can you push a public branch out rebased against mainline for us to pull
and test please ?

Thanks !
Lorenzo



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