Re: [PATCH] PCI: boot parameter to avoid expansion ROM memory allocation

From: Jesse Barnes
Date: Tue May 20 2008 - 13:58:07 EST

On Wednesday, May 14, 2008 9:20 am Gary Hade wrote:
> > Correct, not a perfect solution but better than we have right now.
> ...but don't let this comment make you think that I am not in
> favor of something like you are suggesting. I am interested
> in getting the 'pci=norom' change into mainline quickly but it
> is obviously less than ideal for the long term.
> Jesse, any idea how many different devices absolutely need
> memory allocated for their expansion ROMs?

Unless there's a ton of demand, I'd rather go with the norom option, but
either way, I'd like to push the fix early in the 2.6.27 cycle rather than
trying to get it into 2.6.26 at the last minute...

So assuming you're ok with your last patch, I'll stuff it into linux-next.


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