Re: /proc/bus/pci

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Thu Jun 05 2003 - 12:36:57 EST

At some point in the past, I wrote:
>> I've never seen this; however, I've seen "PCI segment" used in some
>> Intel docs. I do agree that neither "phb" nor "hose" are particularly
>> nice nomenclature.

On Thu, Jun 05, 2003 at 07:23:21PM +0200, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> imho, calling a domain a "segment" is plain wrong, I'd rather call
> "segment" a single electrical PCI bus ...
> Note: I'm to blame for polluting ppc32 with the "hose" name in
> variable/function names =P

I wouldn't particularly advocate segment over anything, I've merely
seen it used. I think we're all happy with "domain" (and are more
concerned with the functional issues anyway).

-- wli
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