[coreboot] Resource allocator in v2

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Sat May 9 00:26:19 CEST 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Carl-Daniel Hailfinger [mailto:c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net]
> Sent: Friday, May 08, 2009 4:21 PM
> To: Myles Watson
> Cc: 'coreboot'
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] Resource allocator in v2
> On 09.05.2009 00:16, Myles Watson wrote:
> > Does anyone have the stomach for reviewing patches so I can bring the
> > resource allocator from v2 to v3?
> >
> Bring the resource allocator fro v2 to v3? Wasn't the original v3
> resource allocator a copy of the v2 allocator? In that case, reverting
> all resource allocator patches in v3 should fix this. Hmmm. Not good.

Sorry.  v3 to v2. Long day.

> > My board is broken and it's harder to debug because of the mutual
> recursion.
> >
> Which board is this?
Tyan s2892.  Adding devices changes the order in which the resources are
enumerated and breaks a lot of weird things.

> > The other alternative is for me to just keep a monster patch on my
> stack,
> > but then it will never get merged.
> >
> I'd review, but my resource allocator knowledge is seriously lacking. I
> gave up while trying to figure out reasonable device trees for HT+PCI
> and resource inheritance.

I don't think it's that bad if we take out the mutual recursion.  In my
opinion that makes it nearly impossible to follow.


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