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Re: check & reprogram PCI BAR

On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 12:57:57PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 12:50:55PM +0100, Christoph Egger wrote:
> > Why are the *FIXUP options disabled by default in x86 kernels?
> Because on some systems it reprograms the BARs in a way which doesn't
> work. I'm not sure the kernel can do this in a reasonable and safe
> way anyway, it would need detailled knowledge of the hardware,
> which may not be available.

What detailed knowledge do you have in mind?


David Young             OJC Technologies      Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933

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