[LinuxBIOS] USB Support <WAS Re: Accessibility of LinuxBios>
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Mon Jul 3 03:31:06 CEST 2006
1. Eric said that the EHCI that may not need buffer for some debug function.
2. use cpu cache for ohci or uhci buffer for packet.
On 7/2/06, Bari Ari <bari at onelabs.com> wrote:
> Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> > * Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org> [060703 01:26]:
> >>> Maybe this code could be encapsulated, similar to how VGA
> >>> bios or network boot is handled.
> >> Indeed, except that it relies on serial or USB support, which might not
> >> be easy to ship in a so encapsulated way.
> > Serial support is easy. USB is more of a problem as it needs a complete
> > usb stack at bios time.
> I remember discussing with the LinuxBIOS list a year or two ago, the
> issue of what to do when chipsets drop having any serial ports.
> We are currently working on mainboard designs that will not have any
> serial ports with chipsets that don't have any serial ports. What did we
> decide to do with LinuxBIOS, since the future is now?
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