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From: Robert Hancock <hancockr@shaw.ca>
To: Soeren Sonnenburg <kernel@nn7.de>
Cc: Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: prioritize PCI traffic ?
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 08:24:31 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <45AB8E9F.9020901@shaw.ca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <fa.IZ3qyPHQu5qQWnA4jBWoHC54zJE@ifi.uio.no>

Soeren Sonnenburg wrote:
> Dear all,
> 
> is it possible to explicitly tell the kernel to prioritize PCI traffic
> for a number of cards in pci slots x,y,z ?
> 
> I am asking as severe ide traffic causes lost frames when watching TV
> using 2 DVB cards + vdr... This is simply due to the fact that the PCI
> bus is saturated...
> 
> So, is any prioritizing of the PCI bus possible ?

That would be chipset dependent. Some chipsets may be able to assign 
different arbitration priorities to different slots, but certainly you 
can't do this generically..

-- 
Robert Hancock      Saskatoon, SK, Canada
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       reply	other threads:[~2007-01-15 14:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <fa.IZ3qyPHQu5qQWnA4jBWoHC54zJE@ifi.uio.no>
2007-01-15 14:24 ` Robert Hancock [this message]
2007-01-15 11:07 Soeren Sonnenburg
2007-01-15 12:01 ` Andreas Mohr
2007-01-15 12:07   ` Soeren Sonnenburg
2007-01-15 13:53 ` Vaidyanathan Srinivasan
2007-01-15 14:00   ` Soeren Sonnenburg
2007-01-15 14:53     ` Vaidyanathan Srinivasan
2007-01-17 20:22       ` Hans-Peter Jansen
2007-01-27  0:32         ` Lee Revell

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