[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] Improved Intel 82371EB (and others) support

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Fri Nov 30 09:13:37 CET 2007

* Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de> [071130 03:12]:
> > Not sure about the USB controller part. It does nothing, yet, does it?
> Good question. This needs some more testing, but I _think_ Linux just
> enables the USB ports anyway, no matter what we configure here
> (even setting it to 'off' in Config.lb seems to be ignored by Linux (?))
> That's not a reason to not attempt any init, though. We not only want to
> support Linux but also ADLO/Windows, FILO/GRUB (which might require
> the USB devices to be setup (?)), custom payloads etc.

I assumed it would be possible to disable compiling the object file in
for now since there does not happen any init anyways: usb_init() is

static void usb_init(struct device *dev)
        /* TODO: No special init needed? */

It's only a few bytes anyways...


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