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Re: pci_device_override safety

On Sun, Apr 29, 2001 at 08:52:07AM -0400, Jay Estabrook wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 11:05:16PM -0400, Tom Vier wrote:
> > is it safe to use pci_device_override on a miata, with a matrox millennium
> > II in one of the 64bit slots? i've build kernels without trouble, so it
> > seems safe, unless it's just very rarely triggered. i've read that this card
> > should work fine in a miata, and i was surprised when srm complained about
> > it.
> Did you upgrade to the latest version of SRM? That may help.

yes, i have v7.2-1.

> If it still complains, it should be safe enough to use
> pci_device_override; that SRM console message is really only concerned
> with controllers for SCSI, Ethernet, and such that might do things
> that will tickle the PYXIS in inappropriate ways.

i do have the isp scsi card in the other 64bit slot. srm doesn't complain
about it, though.

Tom Vier <tmv5@home.com>
DSA Key id 0x27371A2C

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