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Re: basic support for (software concept) "pci domains" in the MI pci code

On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 05:06:07AM +1000, matthew green wrote:
> when constructing a "unique" name the card.  my understanding is
> that xen wants to have a domain concept available for both
> presenting a full topology to the userland as well as helping pci
> passthru, but i do not really understand what the use there is.

AFAIK Xen doesn't need it, it just wants access to the different PCI
busses. It just needs to uniquely identify a device, the autoconf
index of the parent is enough for this.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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