forcing pci device start address ?
nwilson at airspan.com
Tue Apr 2 06:21:08 EST 2002
>Ok, I see the horrible mess they put you in. Those !@$!# hardware
>Here's the basic layout: you can use pci_auto like the other 7xx/74xx
>embedded ports and constrain the I/O and Mem range so as to not conflict
>with the PCI-wannabe devices your hardware guys spit out. You are
>writing custom drivers so you just depart from the Linux standard of
>ioremaping or in*/out*ing resources and use your hardcoded addresses.
>You could complicate things by manually adding the devices to the
>PCI global list and creating resources but there is no value in that
>for a custom design like this...you could boast about it to your
>fellow engineers if you like though. :)
Thanks for your help, I will start looking at this when I get in tomorrow.
Do you happen to know of a driver example in one of the kernel trees or
elsewhere that implements this hardcoded address business that I can learn
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