[LinuxBIOS] linux pci initialization
rogelio.serrano at gmail.com
Tue Aug 22 12:56:56 CEST 2006
On 8/22/06, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de> wrote:
> * Rogelio Serrano <rogelio.serrano at gmail.com> [060822 09:28]:
> > can linux handle complete pci initialization by itself now?
> No, but LinuxBIOS does a pretty good job doing so.
I gathered from the wiki that linux cant handle a totally
uninitialized pci bus and that linux is close to doing that. Im trying
to read the pci sources in hopes of being able to make linuxbios work
with my kt600 motherboard. So if linux 2.6.17 can already initialize a
totally uninitialized kt600 pci bus then i might start playing with
linuxbios. all thats left is figuring out how to initialize the dram
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things i hate about my linux pc:
1. it takes more than a second to boot up
2. keeps asking about filenames and directories
3. does not remember what i was working on yesterday
4. does not remember all the changes i have ever made
5.cannot figure out necessary settings by itself
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