[PATCHv5 00/11] MSI support for Marvell EBU PCIe driver

Bjorn Helgaas bhelgaas at google.com
Mon Jul 22 20:30:26 EDT 2013

On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 3:43 PM, Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> Thierry,
> On Tue, 16 Jul 2013 14:05:10 -0700, Thierry Reding wrote:
>> > This is from:
>> >
>> > Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 6/8] pci: mvebu: add support for MSI
>> > Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:57:11 -0600
>> Yes, I'm aware of that discussion. However we currently need to have the
>> custom root bus scan implementation anyway because pci_scan_root_bus()
>> just doesn't work on ARM. So again, since we'll have to rework the
>> driver anyway in order to use pci_scan_root_bus() once the issues have
>> been resolved, it wouldn't hurt to postpone the transition to the new
>> ARM pcibios_add_bus() support until that point.
>> All I was trying to do was reduce the list of common dependencies in an
>> attempt to make merging it easier.
> Understood. Bjorn, since you are the one who originally requested
> the usage of pcibios_add_bus(), would you agree with the idea proposed
> by Thierry? It would remove one dependency for both the Marvell MSI
> support and Tegra PCIe support, which would help getting this code
> merged.
> As Thierry points out, this can easily be resolved at a later point,
> once the new hooks are merged in the ARM PCI core.

Yep, that's fine with me.

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