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Date:	Wed, 7 Jul 2010 14:28:47 +1000
From:	Andrew Hendry <andrew.hendry@...il.com>
To:	Yinghai Lu <yinghai@...nel.org>
Cc:	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@...tuousgeek.org>,
	Ram Pai <linuxram@...ibm.com>, linux-pci@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, clemens@...isch.de
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 1/1] PCI: skip release and reallocation of io port 
	resources

Is this the same or related issue?

http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/7/6/108
New messages since -rc4, X and graphics really slow after.

[    1.387013] swapper:1 freeing invalid memtype bf788000-bf789000
[    1.387409] swapper:1 freeing invalid memtype bf789000-bf78a000
[    5.999675] modprobe:548 freeing invalid memtype d0000000-d0040000
[    6.068347] modprobe:548 freeing invalid memtype d0140000-d0150000
[    6.068647] modprobe:548 freeing invalid memtype d0150000-d0160000
[    6.069661] modprobe:548 freeing invalid memtype d0170000-d01f0000
[    6.085969] modprobe:548 freeing invalid memtype d01f0000-d0200000
[    6.087673] modprobe:548 freeing invalid memtype d0210000-d0220000
[    6.087900] modprobe:548 freeing invalid memtype d0220000-d0230000
[    6.088092] modprobe:548 freeing invalid memtype d0230000-d0240000
[    6.088317] modprobe:548 freeing invalid memtype d0240000-d0250000


On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 10:49 AM, Yinghai Lu <yinghai@...nel.org> wrote:
> On 07/06/2010 04:58 PM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Yinghai Lu <yinghai@...nel.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> So you want to use pci=override_bios to reallocate all bios assigned resource include
>>> peer root buses resources and pci bridge resource and pci devices BAR?
>>
>> In a perfect world, we'd never need this at all, but sicne that's not
>> an option, the second-best alternative might be something like the
>> following:
>>
>>   pci=override=off # default
>>   pci=override=conflict # override only on conflicts
>>   pci=override=<device> # clear BIOS allocations for <device> (and any
>> children, if it's a bus)
>
> current:
> if there is conflict, like pci bridge resources or pci devices resources is not in the scope of peer root bus resource range.
> or pci devices is not in pci bridge resources range.
> kernel would reject the resource and try to get new range in parent resource for the children.
>
> so current default is overriding the conflicts already.
>
> Maybe your conflicts have other meaning? like pci bridge resource size is not big enough?
>
> or we can have use
>
> pci=override=small_bridge
>
> or
>
> pci=override=bridges
>
> instead?
>
> Thanks
>
> Yinghai
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