[RFC PATCH 1/2] PCI/ACPI: Add ACPI support for non ECAM Host Bridge Controllers

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Fri Dec 4 13:34:31 PST 2015

On Friday 04 December 2015 14:46:19 Jeremy Linton wrote:
> On 12/03/2015 02:58 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > On Thursday 03 December 2015 17:58:26 Lorenzo Pieralisi wrote:
> >> I will put together a proposal to define the way we specify HID and
> >> related DSD properties for PCI host controllers and send it to
> >> the ACPI working group for review.
> >
> > That also requires a change to SBSA, right? Today, SBSA assumes that
> > we have a standard PCI host that will work with any hardware independent
> > PCI implementation in an OS. We either have to give up on SBSA saying
> > much about how PCI hosts are implemented, or stop assuming that hardware
> > is SBSA compliant.
> Which would be standardizing nonstandard hardware. It would surprise me 
> if that got much traction.

What do you suggest instead?


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