PE 2900 questions

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at dell.com
Tue Oct 24 15:23:09 CDT 2006


On Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 04:03:29PM -0400, Greg Dickie wrote:
> 
> Just out of curiosity what did you change in the kernel? PCI scan order?

Yes, exactly.  The PCI device list is now sorted breadth-first (bus /
device / function) rather than depth-first (scan behind bridges before
continuing).  Enabled by default on PE1950, 1955, 2900, 2950 systems,
and enabled/disabled on the kernel command line with pci=[no]bfsort.

Thanks,
Matt

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