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Re: [PATCH] pcictl: simplify its usage

At Thu, 4 Jun 2009 22:35:55 -0400 (EDT), der Mouse 
<mouse%Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost> wrote:
Subject: Re: [PATCH] pcictl: simplify its usage
> >> There is nothing that compels busses to be numbered starting 0, and,
> >> if pci0 is explicitly configured but not found, it won't exist.
> > No, you're right.  But that would be a very strange kernel config
> > file;
> Not so strange as all that.  If you want to nail down something - disk,
> network, etc - you have to nail down everything on the path from
> mainbus0 to it, which likely includes PCI busses.  Then if you boot
> that kernel on a machine which doesn't have one of those, it will be
> absent.


                                                Greg A. Woods
                                                Planix, Inc.

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