pci_scan_get_dev() in pci_scan_bus()

Li-Ta Lo ollie at lanl.gov
Mon Mar 8 11:03:00 CET 2004

On Fri, 2004-03-05 at 16:52, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Li-Ta Lo <ollie at lanl.gov> writes:
> > What happen if a device is listed as a static device in the
> > config file but does not actually exist in the physical system ?
> The device won't go away.  But it can legitimately show up as
> a disabled device in the device tree.
> I'm not certain when you would want to report a device statically
> that may or may not be there.

That happens for the processor. We list two cpus in current k8 mainboard
config files. But if there is only one cpu install, we will have a lot
of "absent" devices.


> Regardless showing up as disabled is effectively gone so it should
> not be a real limitation.
> Eric

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