disable 64-bit dma for one PCI slot only?

Ivan Voras ivoras at freebsd.org
Tue Jul 19 12:17:31 UTC 2011

On 19/07/2011 07:56, Andrey V. Elsukov wrote:
> On 19.07.2011 1:22, Scott Long wrote:
>>>> Btw, I *HATE* the "chip" and "card" identifiers used in pciconf.  Can we change it to emit
>>>> the standard (sub)vendor/(sub)device terminology?
>>> Oh, yeah.  I hate that too.  Would you want them as 4 separate entities or to just rename the
>>> labels to 'devid' and 'subdevid'?
>> If we're going to change it, might as well break it down into 4 fields.  Maybe we retain the old
>> format under a legacy switch and/or env variable for users that have tools that parse the output
>> (cough yahoo cough).
> Hi, Scott
> i think for keeping POLA it is better add new option to make new output format.

This is a too strict interpretation of POLA! If the change is done for 
better compliance with standards and it is done in a major version (i.e. 
9.0 or 10.0), it's not a matter of POLA (otherwise, the change will 
never happen).

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