SiS630 Disabling Embedded Devices (was: Software Watchdog Timer)

ollie lho ollie at
Wed Mar 19 20:29:00 CET 2003

On Thu, 2003-03-20 at 00:03, Ronald G. Minnich wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Mar 2003, Andrew Ip wrote:
> > There are 3 pci slots on m758/m787.  If I want to use all 3 slots, I need
> > to disable audio/modem.  However, some applications might not want to disable
> > audio.  Even storing IRQ assignment is also very useful for debugging 
> > purpose.  Storing boot option is useful, too. I'm just thinking flexablity 
> > here.
> Eric set up a nice infrastructure for CMOS, and we have not yet used it. 
> Sounds like we now have an application. I would like to have the LinuxBIOS 
> code that uses the CMOS written in C, however. How late in the boot 
> process can you enable/disable this hardware and have it work correctly?

Before PCI enumeration.

ollie lho <ollie at>

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