Freebios2 recovery progress...

Stefan Reinauer stepan at
Thu Oct 21 13:43:00 CEST 2004

* Li-Ta Lo <ollie at> [041021 20:40]:
> One interesting thing. In PCI Spec 2.2, section 6.2.4 it says that:
> 	Values in these registers must be loaded and valid prioir to the
> 	system BIOS or any system software accessing the PCI 
> 	Coniguration Space.

Haha.. who should set them then, if they are not set in hardware? 

> These values must not be 
> 	loaded using expansion ROM software becuase expansion ROM 
> 	software is not guaranteed to be run during POST 
> 	in all systems.
> Are we doing something out of spec ?
Don't think so, since we're usually not executing any expansion rom
software (option roms) at all. And especially we're not _writing_ option

> BTW, why I can't download PCI spec form PCI-SIG anymore ? Even for
> the 'useless' PCI conventional stuff.

I assume they want $$


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