[LinuxBIOS] Winflashrom -- Current Status

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Mon Jul 16 08:52:59 CEST 2007

* Darmawan Salihun <darmawan.salihun at gmail.com> [070716 06:52]:
> Anyway, there's an issue regarding the PCI library that I'm aware just
> recently. Which one is the following approach is better?
> 1. Let windows detect the PCI devices in the system and just parse the
> data that it presents.
> or
> 2. Detect the PCI devices in the system ourself by doing direct I/O (PCI
> detection) in the driver. This way, the code will detect the device
> using libpci that's ported to kernel mode driver.

In general, letting the OS do the detection sounds more solid. So if
there's no big advantage in doing it yourself, Windows should do it.

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