Re: [PATCH] [1/12] x86: Work around mmio config space quirk on AMD Fam10h

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On Thu, 9 Aug 2007, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Some broken devices have been discovered to require %al/%ax/%eax registers 
> for MMIO config space accesses.  Modify mmconfig.c to use these registers 
> explicitly (rather than modify the global readb/writeb/etc inlines).
> AK: also changed i386 to always use eax
> AK: moved change to extended space probing to different patch
> AK: reworked with inlines according to Linus' requirements.
> AK: improve comments.
> Signed-off-by: dean gaudet <[email protected]>
> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <[email protected]>

Damn you, Andi.

You had obviously never actually tested this on x86.

> --- linux.orig/arch/i386/pci/mmconfig.c
> +++ linux/arch/i386/pci/mmconfig.c
> -		writeb(value, mmcfg_virt_addr + reg);
> +		mmio_config_writeb(mmcfg_virt_addr, value);

Notice something missing here? The new code cannot work on any machine 
that actually uses mmio cfg.

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