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Re: basic support for (software concept) "pci domains" in the MI pci code
On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 06:01:00AM +1000, matthew green wrote:
> > 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 :-)
Actually having the notion of PCI domains compatible with other
OSes could be usefull, if done right (i.e. it doens't break what's
working right now)
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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