Re: RFC: Changes for PCI

From: Tom Gall (
Date: Wed Jun 27 2001 - 13:49:33 EST

"David S. Miller" wrote:

> Looks, ppc64 is really still experimental right?

Heck no.

> Which means it is
> 2.5.x material, and 2.5.x has been quoted as being a week or two away.

I sure hope that ppc64 is NOT considered 2.5.x material.

> So we can solve this problem for real, with system bus domains, and
> get ppc64 working all within the framework of 2.5.x which is just
> around the corner.

A real solution would be nice. And if the real solution can ONLY be in 2.5, then
is it such a bad idea moving the bus number type to unsigned int for 2.4.x?

> For now, I am rather sure your systems for testing have < 256 physical
> PCI busses and you can for 2.4.x use the remapping scheme sparc64 uses.

Wellll, remember that post about more than 256 PCI buses? I meant it.



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