On Thursday, December 01, 2016 04:36:04 PM Bjorn Helgaas wrote: > On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 03:39:48PM -0600, Bjorn Helgaas wrote: > > Here's another stab at this writeup. I'd appreciate any comments! > > > > Changes from v1 to v2: > > - Consumer/Producer is defined for Extended Address Space descriptors; > > should be ignored for QWord/DWord/Word Address Space descriptors > > - New arches may use Extended Address Space descriptors in PNP0A03 for > > bridge registers, including ECAM (if the arch adds support for this) > > - Add more details about MCFG and _CBA (Lv's suggestion) > > - Incorporate Rafael's suggestions > > > > --- > > > > Bjorn Helgaas (1): > > PCI: Add information about describing PCI in ACPI > > > > > > Documentation/PCI/00-INDEX | 2 > > Documentation/PCI/acpi-info.txt | 180 > > +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ > > 2 files changed, 182 insertions(+) > > create mode 100644 Documentation/PCI/acpi-info.txt > > It's very late in the cycle, but I'm considering trying to squeeze > this into v4.9 on the grounds that: > > - It's only a documentation change and can't break anything, and > > - Distributing it more widely may help the arm64 firmware ecosystem > > But I don't want to disseminate misleading or incorrect information, > so if it needs clarification or wordsmithing, or even just maturation, > I'll wait until v4.10. > > The Consumer/Producer stuff, in particular, doesn't seem 100% settled > yet. Your thoughts, and especially your improvements, are welcome!
Well, what's the drawback if it doesn't go into 4.9? Thanks, Rafael