From: Andy Isaacson on 26 Apr 2010 14:40
On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 05:05:24PM -0600, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 April 2010 01:31:20 pm Andy Isaacson wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 10:33:50PM -0700, Yinghai wrote:
> > > Update e820 at first, and later put them resource tree.
> > > Reserved that early, will not be allocated to unassigned PCI BAR
> > >
> > > v3: remove probe_roms() that is not needed, because whole range is reserved
> > > already
> > Test booted this patch series on the problematic t3400, seems to work
> > fine. dmesg attached to bug 15744.
> Thanks for testing (again). I'm not confident that this series is
> going to be successful, so I started looking for other approaches.
> I can't reproduce the exact problem you're seeing, but in my
> kludged-up attempt, the patch below is enough to keep us from
> assigning the space below 1MB to a device.
> Would you guys (Andy & Andy, what a coincidence :-)) mind giving
> it a try? This is intended to work on top of current upstream,
> with no other patches required.
> commit 7fb707eb97fdf6dc4fa4b127f127f8d00223afc7
> Author: Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas(a)hp.com>
> Date: Fri Apr 23 15:22:10 2010 -0600
> x86/PCI: never allocate PCI MMIO resources below BIOS_END
> When we move a PCI device or assign resources to a device not configured
> by the BIOS, we want to avoid the BIOS region below 1MB. Note that if the
> BIOS places devices below 1MB, we leave them there.
Works for me. dmesg at
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