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Date:	Thu, 23 Feb 2012 11:54:48 -0800
From:	Jesse Barnes <>
To:	Yinghai Lu <>
Cc:	Ram Pai <>,
	Dominik Brodowski <>,
	Linus Torvalds <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/7] PCI: Retry on type IORESOURCE_IO allocation.

On Fri, 10 Feb 2012 15:33:49 -0800
Yinghai Lu <> wrote:

> During reenabling pci reallocating for pci bridge by clean the small size in
> bridge and assign with requested + optional size for first several try,
> Ram mention could have problem with one case
> After checking the booting log in
> 	[regression, bisected] Xonar DX invalid PCI I/O range since 977d17bb174
> We should not stop too early for io ports.
> 	Apr 19 10:19:38 [kernel] pci 0000:04:00.0: BAR 7: can't assign io (size 0x4000)
> 	Apr 19 10:19:38 [kernel] pci 0000:05:01.0: BAR 8: assigned [mem 0x80400000-0x805fffff]
> 	Apr 19 10:19:38 [kernel] pci 0000:05:01.0: BAR 7: can't assign io (size 0x2000)
> 	Apr 19 10:19:38 [kernel] pci 0000:05:02.0: BAR 7: can't assign io (size 0x1000)
> 	Apr 19 10:19:38 [kernel] pci 0000:05:03.0: BAR 7: can't assign io (size 0x1000)
> 	Apr 19 10:19:38 [kernel] pci 0000:08:00.0: BAR 7: can't assign io (size 0x1000)
> 	Apr 19 10:19:38 [kernel] pci 0000:09:04.0: BAR 0: can't assign io (size 0x100)
> and clear 00:1c.0 to retry again.
> The patch remove the IORESOUCE_IO checking, and try one more time.
> and we will have chance to get allocation for 00:1c.0 io port range because
> from 0x4000 to 0x8000 could be used.

This one no longer applies, can you send an update against my
linux-next branch later today or tomorrow when I've pushed?

I'm still a little worried about the automatic re-alloction stuff, but
since it's under a new config option it ought to be ok.  See my other
mails for comments there.

Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center

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