[PATCH v2 0/2] Reset PCIe devices to address DMA problem on kdump with iommu

Andi Kleen andi at firstfloor.org
Tue Oct 2 15:37:44 EDT 2012

Takao Indoh <indou.takao at jp.fujitsu.com> writes:

> These patches reset PCIe devices at boot time to address DMA problem on
> kdump with iommu. When "reset_devices" is specified, a hot reset is
> triggered on each PCIe root port and downstream port to reset its
> downstream endpoint.

Great. I've been pondering this for a long time, but you did finally
implement it. I hope this will make kdump a lot more reliable at least
on the systems that support per port reset.

Now the only question is: why make it a option and not default?


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