Re: [PATCH] Hamachi not doing pci_enable before reading resources

From: Richard B. Johnson (
Date: Wed Feb 07 2001 - 15:30:07 EST

On Wed, 7 Feb 2001, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> "Richard B. Johnson" wrote:
> > A PCI device does not and should not be enabled to probe for resources!
> Some PCI devices do not -have- resources until pci_enable_device() is
> called, hence the rule.

I stand by my statement. PCI devices that require resources are
required to provide read/write registers indicating these resources
whether or not the enable bits are set. This is mandatory.

Dick Johnson

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course you get it all back when you reboot..."; Actual explanation
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