Re: RFC: Changes for PCI

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Wed Jun 27 2001 - 17:15:28 EST

Tom Gall wrote:
> The first part changes number, primary, and secondary to unsigned ints from
> chars. What we do is encode the PCI "domain" aka PCI Primary Host Bridge, aka
> pci controller in with the bus number. In our case we do it like this:
> pci_controller=dev->bus->number>>8) &0xFF0000
> bus_number= dev->bus->number&0x0000FF),
> Is this reasonable for everyone?

Why not use sysdata like the other arches?

Changing the meaning of dev->bus->number globally seems pointless. If
you are going to do that, just do it the right way and introduce another
struct member, pci_domain or somesuch.


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