FILO fixups

YhLu YhLu at
Fri Oct 29 17:03:00 CEST 2004

The filo is merged into Etherboot. And it will be released in 5.2.6 formally
I guess.



-----Original Message-----
From: Li-Ta Lo [mailto:ollie at] 
Sent: Friday, October 29, 2004 3:05 PM
To: Ronald G. Minnich
Cc: LinuxBIOS
Subject: Re: FILO fixups

On Fri, 2004-10-29 at 15:59, Ronald G. Minnich wrote:
> I've just finished fixups to filo that make it quite a bit faster. 
> First, it used to scan the bus twice, the first time to do a count. That's

> slow, although it was a nice algorithm. But it only needed to find at most

> 2 devices. 

Since it appears nobody is maintaining FILO do you think we should put 
it in util directory in freebios2?


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