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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.
   .. which, for lack of something better, I use in libpciaccess. If DRM  
   could do the same the problem would go away.

hmmm, let me see if i can figure this out your way.
(it's a much much smaller hack :-)


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