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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] PCI: Set pref for mem64 resource of pcie device
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On Thu, 2015-04-09 at 11:31 -0700, Yinghai Lu wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 1:54 AM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
> <benh@kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2015-04-08 at 23:26 -0500, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> >> I'm not planning to review this until after the merge window opens,
> >> but I took a quick glance, and I agree with Ben. I don't want to add
> >> a new IORESOURCE_ flag. I think a pci_resource_compatible() helper is
> >> a great idea.
> >
> > So the new resource flag was handy here still regardless of the
> > implementation choice because otherwise, we have to do the whole tree
> > walk to check for "PCI Express only path".
> >
> > *But*, this is a property of the device as a whole, not of the resource,
> > so we could instead have a pci_dev flag established at probe time that
> > indicates that the path to a given device is PCIe only.
>
> > That way, you avoid the special resource flag alltogether.
>
> in the assign path: pci_bus_alloc_resource() does not take dev pointer.
>
> should we make
>
> int pci_bus_alloc_resource(struct pci_bus *bus, struct resource *res,
>
> to
>
> int pci_bus_alloc_resource(struct pci_bus *bus, struct pci_dev *dev,
> struct resource *res,

Do you need to pass bus if you have dev ?

Do we have any caller that doesn't have dev available ?

Cheers,
Ben.

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