Re: [0/4] NUMA-Q: remove PCI bus number mangling

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Tue Nov 12 2002 - 17:59:37 EST

At some point in the past, I wrote:
>> That bus number mangling scheme is an instance of an approach vetoed
>> over a year ago by Dave Miller and others, and does not work for bridges
>> because arch code does not get the opportunity to mangle the bus number
>> during bridge discovery.

On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 03:53:49PM -0800, Martin J. Bligh wrote:
> Right, I'm not against the sysdata thing, seems like a much better way
> to do it in general (what I did was a quick hack). Was just confused
> by the global bus number assertion, but if we use the sysdata stuff,
> it's all a non-issue ;-)

Non-issue for merging...

The pain isn't over yet. =(

Core PCI code is assuming unique bus numbers in several places.

Fixing now,
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