> I was wondering if there are any other folks out there like me who
> have the 256 PCI bus limit looking at them straight in the face?
I might. The need to reserve bus numbers for hot-plug looks like
a quick way to waste all 256 bus numbers.
> each PHB has an
> additional id, then each PHB can have up to 256 buses.
Try not to think of him as a PHB with an extra id. Lots of people
have weird collections. If your boss wants to collect buses, well,
that's his business. Mine likes boats. It's not a big deal, really.
(Did you not mean your pointy-haired boss has mental problems?)
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