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SubjectRe: [PATCH] PCI: Add pci=safemode option
On 5/30/2018 10:56 AM, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> This *was* my idea, but I'm starting to think it was a bad idea.
> I don't want people to use pci= parameters as the normal way to get a
> system to boot. That would be a huge support hassle (putting things
> in release notes, diagnosing problems when people forget it, etc).
> But the parameters *are* useful for debugging. If we had a
> "pci=safemode" and it avoided some problem, the next step would be to
> narrow it down by using the more specific flags (pci=nomsi, pci=noari,
> pci=no_ext_tags, etc). So I think 95% of the value is in the specific
> flags, and a "pci=safemode" might add a little bit of value but at the
> cost of a small but nagging maintenance concern and code clutter.

OK. Let's try noXYZ feature. Can you enumerate the XYZ features that you
want to see?

Sinan Kaya
Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Inc. as an affiliate of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. is a member of the Code Aurora Forum, a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.

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