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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: Dave Jones <davej@codemonkey.org.uk>
Cc: Gabriel C <nix.or.die@googlemail.com>,
	Dave Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Gabriel C <crazy@frugalware.org>,
	Doug Thompson <dougthompson@xmission.com>
Subject: Re: modular intel-agp does not work on my box
Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2008 00:03:55 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080223000355.42219a89.akpm@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080222041921.GD21061@codemonkey.org.uk>

On Thu, 21 Feb 2008 23:19:21 -0500 Dave Jones <davej@codemonkey.org.uk> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 04:27:33AM +0100, Gabriel C wrote:
>  > Gabriel C wrote:
>  > > Dave Airlie wrote:
>  > >>> Hi,
>  > >>>
>  > >>> When building agp* modular ( CONFIG_AGP=y/m and CONFIG_AGP_INTEL=m ) intel-agp does nothing on my box 
>  > >>> ( Dell Precision WorkStation 530 MT ) chipset is not being detected.
>  > >>>
>  > >>> Building both Y fixes that and agpgart works and also detects my chipset.
>  > >> Have you got EDAC modules built as well? they might be taking ownership 
>  > >> when they shouldn't..
>  > >>
>  > > 
>  > > Yes I have EDAC built modular. I will build latest git without EDAC and agp modular
>  > > and let you know if that fixes ( workarounds ;) ) the problem.
>  > 
>  > You are right without EDAC built , agp modular does work fine. I'm on 2.6.25-rc2-00477-g1a4c6be right now.
>  > 
>  > So it is an EDAC bug ?
>  
> No, it's a failing of the pci driver model. It currently doesn't
> allow more than one driver to be bound to a single PCI device.
> For multi-function devices like bridges, this means we see problems
> like the one you mention.
> 

Well that sounds pretty bad.  What will distros do about this?

Is there something short-term-and-sleazy we can do to "fix" it?

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-23  8:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-22  1:15 Gabriel C
2008-02-22  2:06 ` Dave Airlie
2008-02-22  2:26   ` Gabriel C
2008-02-22  3:27     ` Gabriel C
2008-02-22  4:19       ` Dave Jones
2008-02-23  8:03         ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2008-02-23 18:14           ` Dave Jones
2008-02-23 19:30             ` Gabriel C
2008-02-23 19:45               ` Dave Jones

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