[LinuxBIOS] Bios & PCI

yhlu yinghailu at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 05:58:56 CEST 2005

Did you try the latest kernel with hot plug pci support?


On 7/14/05, Art Fore <art.fore at comcast.net> wrote:
> Apparently, the PCI bus is setup during booth with the bios. We have a
> problem with this. We have a system, dual booth Suse Linux and WinXP. It
> is connected via a "Stargen" chip which is actually a serial PCI bridge.
> This controls an external instrument where each card is a PCI instrument
> connected via andother "Stargen" chip.  If we shut down the instrument
> system, and change a card, and turn it back on, we then have to rebooth
> the computer to get it to re-instanciate the PCI bus and recognize the
> new card.
> Is it possible with OpenBios or LinuxBios to be able to perform this
> function from the operating system without having to do a reboot?
> Please note I am not a bios guru.
> Art
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