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SubjectRe: [PATCH] PCI: Add pci=safemode option
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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?

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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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