On Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 10:17:42AM +0100, Lorenzo Pieralisi wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 02:44:42AM +0000, Sridhar Pitchai wrote:
> > When Linux runs as a guest VM in Hyper-V and Hyper-V adds the virtual PCI
> > bus to the guest, Hyper-V always provides unique PCI domain.
> > 
> > commit 4a9b0933bdfc ("PCI: hv: Use device serial number as PCI domain")
> > overrode unique domain with the serial number of the first device added to
> > the virtual PCI bus.
> > 
> > The reason for that patch was to have a consistent and short name for the
> > device, but Hyper-V doesn't provide unique serial numbers. Using non-unique
> > serial numbers as domain IDs leads to duplicate device addresses, which
> > causes PCI bus registration to fail.
> > 
> > Revert commit 4a9b0933bdfc ("PCI: hv: Use device serial number as PCI
> > domain") so we can reliably support multiple devices being assigned to
> > a guest.
> > 
> > Fixes: 4a9b0933bdfc ("PCI: hv: Use device serial number as PCI domain")
> > Signed-off-by: Sridhar Pitchai <sridhar.pitc...@microsoft.com>
> > Cc: sta...@vger.kernel.org
> 
> I am still not happy with this patch.
> 
> -  You do not explain at all the dependency on commit 0c195567a8f6 and
>    you should because that's fundamental, if that patch is not present
>    this revert breaks the kernel as per previous discussions[1].
> -  You are sending this patch to all stable kernels that contain the
>    commit you are fixing - some that may not contain the commit above
>    (that was merged in v4.14), you are breaking those kernels, if not
>    explain me why please

If there's a dependency on 0c195567a8f6, I totally agree that
needs to be cleared up.  I was assuming that turned out to be
irrelevant.

> [1] https://marc.info/?l=linux-pci&m=152158684221212&w=2

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