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From: Petri Kaukasoina <kaukasoina703m4dpy9@sci.fi>
To: stable@kernel.org, Jan Beulich <jbeulich@novell.com>,
	Alan <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Cc: alan@redhat.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH, RFC] adjust legacy IDE resource setting
Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2007 20:10:47 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070307181047.GA5021@elektroni.phys.tut.fi> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070214160936.54b3c730@localhost.localdomain> <45D33344.76E4.0078.0@novell.com>

On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 03:05:24PM +0000, Jan Beulich wrote:
> The change to force legacy mode IDE channels' resources to fixed
> non-zero values confuses (at least some versions of) X, because the
> values reported by the kernel and those readable from PCI config space
> aren't consistent anymore. Therefore, this patch arranges for the
> respective BARs to also get updated if possible.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@novell.com>
> 
> --- linux-2.6.20/drivers/pci/probe.c	2007-02-04 19:44:54.000000000 +0100
> +++ 2.6.20-pci-ide-legacy/drivers/pci/probe.c	2007-02-14 15:54:58.000000000 +0100

...

On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 04:09:36PM +0000, Alan wrote:
> > Of course I also opened a bug against X, as I too think it's doing something
> > wrong here.
> 
> If you can add a comment about why it is done (X problem) then it looks
> fine to me.

This would be nice in 2.6.20-stable, too.

      reply	other threads:[~2007-03-07 18:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-14 15:05 Jan Beulich
2007-02-14 15:40 ` Alan
2007-02-14 15:46   ` Jan Beulich
2007-02-14 16:09     ` Alan
2007-03-07 18:10       ` Petri Kaukasoina [this message]

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