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Re: CVS Update@-mips.org: linux

To: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Subject: Re: CVS Update@-mips.org: linux
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 22:11:28 +0200
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On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 10:51:16AM -0700, Jun Sun wrote:

> CONFIG_PCI_AUTO was meant to a board attribute.  It should not be changed
> to be a choice at the first place.
> 
> And, the code is not bOrked.  In 2.4 it is a life saver for most MIPS boards
> whose firmware do not do a proper or full PCI resource assignment.

drivers/pci can do that, you just need to supply a few board specific
functions, see for example arch/alpha/kernel/pci.c.  So pci_auto.c isn't
only b0rked, it also duplicates code.

  Ralf

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