Re: [PATCH] pciehp: Add pciehp_surprise module option

From: Michal Marek
Date: Fri Mar 22 2013 - 12:35:48 EST

On 22.3.2013 17:16, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 05:15:04PM +0100, Michal Marek wrote:
>> Alex, Matthew, would it work for you to have this debug / band-aid
>> option _and_ have a list of either machines' dmi strings that have this
>> problem, or devices' PCI IDs (*), and enable the surprise event handling
>> for such machines / devices automatically? The option would be still
>> useful for debugging, to be able to easily find out if given machine has
>> this problem and needs to be added to the quirk list.
> That's be preferable, but if there's anything we've learned about dmi
> strings it's that they usually mean we're doing something wrong. Does
> this work with Windows without any quirking? Is there a machine-specific
> driver for the PCIe chipset?

I don't know. Oliver and Takashi have the machines, but I'm not sure if
they have a working Windows image for them.

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