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Re: CVS linux

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: CVS linux
From: Jun Sun <>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 15:31:08 -0700
In-reply-to: <>; from on Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 10:11:28PM +0200
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On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 10:11:28PM +0200, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> 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.

Has anybody succssfully used pci_assign_unassigned_resources() in latest 2.4?
It was badly broken in early 2.4 kernels while pci_auto was the only 

So at most you can only say "pci_assign_unassigned_resources() can
finally does what pci_auto does". :)


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