[LinuxBIOS] PCI: Left over static devices. Check your Config.lb
uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Mon Dec 17 23:24:28 CET 2007
On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 03:10:52PM -0700, Marc Jones wrote:
> Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> > On 10.12.2007 21:56, Marc Jones wrote:
> >> A devices needs to be listed in the config.lb if it requires more setup
> >> than standard PCI initialization (resource allocation). Usually that
> >> means the CPU, northbridge, southbridge, and SIO. Those devices are
> >> usually needed to indicate the system bus structure(pci_domain) as well
> >> as do any system specific initialization on those devices.
> >> During the LinuxBIOS PCI/system scan process, if a device in config.lb
> >> is found, the functions to do customized initialization are called via
> >> the device_operations and the chip_operations structs.
> > Can you add that explanation to the wiki?
> > Regards,
> > Carl-Daniel
> What page would this go on? I don't see an appropriate place.
I'd say http://linuxbios.org/Developer_Manual#Config.lb
(maybe with some rewording to make it more generic and HOWTO-like)
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