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Re: [PATCH] Change PCI host bridge setup/resources

To: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Change PCI host bridge setup/resources
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2007 10:29:24 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: Sergei Shtylyov <sshtylyov@ru.mvista.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <20070408230710.GA9092@alpha.franken.de>
Original-recipient: rfc822;linux-mips@linux-mips.org
References: <20070408113457.GB7553@alpha.franken.de> <4619245F.4030704@ru.mvista.com> <20070408230710.GA9092@alpha.franken.de>
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On Mon, 9 Apr 2007, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 08, 2007 at 09:20:31PM +0400, Sergei Shtylyov wrote:
> >    This is certainly *not* a PCI or [E]ISA resource. It's decoded by the 
> > *host* bridge.
> 
> so ? It's an IO address no device should use, because it won't work.
> Therefore mark it busy. That's all the code does.

Yep, it's transparently decoded ISA (which is behind PCI) to control the PCI
bus. Just traditional PC legacy hacks :-)

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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