Re: [PATCH]PCI:disable resource decode in PCI BAR detection

From: Matthew Wilcox
Date: Wed Sep 26 2007 - 22:14:20 EST

On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 10:40:33AM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > How is this a change in behavior as far as this device is concerned? If
> > we are doing BAR sizing and moving the base address around, it's going
> > to cause problems if you try to access the device during this time
> > whether we disable decode or not.
> True. The window is smaller tho if the upper bridge decode hasn't been
> disabled. I suppose I'll have to find a way to "pin" those devices and
> generate the BAR info from the firmware data.

The upper bridge decode only gets disabled while we size the upper
bridge's BARs. Then we reenable it.

Intel are signing my paycheques ... these opinions are still mine
"Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
operating system, but compare it to ours. We can't possibly take such
a retrograde step."
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