Removing device driver code in mainboard.c for Tyan boards?
YhLu at tyan.com
Mon Nov 8 13:20:00 CET 2004
The difference is with "config config.h", the device in static will point to
one all zero struct about 4 bytes ( without .name and only has
Or .chip_ops = some _ops.
Eric has comment out config.h for socket. Only unsued chip_ops is for NB and
Others root_complex and SB bridge and superio.
From: ebiederman at lnxi.com [mailto:ebiederman at lnxi.com]
Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 11:29 AM
To: Ronald G. Minnich
Cc: YhLu; 'Li-Ta Lo'; 'LinuxBIOS'
Subject: Re: Removing device driver code in mainboard.c for Tyan boards?
"Ronald G. Minnich" <rminnich at lanl.gov> writes:
> On Fri, 5 Nov 2004, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > They can. But I am about to suggest simply removing the config
> > directive, and assuming the ``config chip.h'' is always given. The
> > overhead is almost zero for a zero filled structure. And always
> > requiring a chip.h would tend to simply the process of writing code
> > for a new chip.
> yes, I think Eric is right on this one too :-)
I think we probably want to wait a little on this one.
YhLu is extremely tight on space right now and I think
that needs to be addressed before we require any more
slight size increases.
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