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Re: [PATCH v2 3/7] [loongson] lemote-2f: add basic cs5536 vsm support

To: Wu Zhangjin <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 3/7] [loongson] lemote-2f: add basic cs5536 vsm support
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 14:16:46 +0100
Cc:,,, Nicholas Mc Guire <>, Arnaud Patard <>,,
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On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 12:06:12AM +0800, Wu Zhangjin wrote:

> From: Wu Zhangjin <>
> Lemote loongson2f family machines use cs5536 as their south bridge, need
> these lowlevel interfaces to access the devices on cs5536.
> This patch try to virtulize the legacy devices on cs5536 as PCI devices,
> So, users can access the PCI configure space of cs5536 directly as a
> normal multi-function PCI device which follows the PCI-2.2 spec.
> Signed-off-by: Wu Zhangjin <>

Queued for 2.6.33 - but the idea of pretending a PCI device for something
that isn't really one is inelegant to say the least.  Maybe this should be
platform devices intead.



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