pciaccess clean up
idr at us.ibm.com
Mon Mar 3 14:50:45 PST 2008
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Adam Jackson wrote:
| On Mon, 2008-03-03 at 09:52 -0800, Ian Romanick wrote:
|> This is by design. In the pre-PCI-rework discussions we decided that it
|> was pure evil for the X server to muck about with PCI device / bus
|> enables. I thought that the int10 boot-strap was still enabled, though.
| Well, it has to go somewhere. In the ideal world I have kernel drivers
| for everything and that handles enabling. Instead...
| So until I get an ideal world, I'd like that the server enable my PCI
| devices please. Because what we've got right now, where trying to post
| a secondary card wedges the machine, is clearly crap.
Fair enough. The question then become one of where to put it. Should
we put in the X server (like it used to be) or in libpciaccess. I can
see arguments for either place.
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