Re: [Pcihpd-discuss] [PATCH 1/3] - Altix: Add initial ACPI IO support

From: Greg KH <>
Date: 2006-10-05 08:56:49
On Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 04:49:25PM -0500, John Keller wrote:
> First phase in introducing ACPI support to SN.
> In this phase, when running with an ACPI capable PROM,
> the DSDT will define the root busses and all SN nodes
> (SGIHUB, SGITIO). An ACPI bus driver will be registered
> for the node devices, with the acpi_pci_root_driver being
> used for the root busses. An ACPI vendor descriptor is
> now used to pass platform specific information for both
> nodes and busses, eliminating the need for the current
> SAL calls. Also, with ACPI support, SN fixup code is no longer
> needed to initiate the PCI bus scans, as the acpi_pci_root_driver
> does that.

How do these three patches differ from the ones I added to my tree

> Resend #2 - resync with TOT



greg k-h
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