[coreboot] v3: dts and arrays

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Fri Feb 15 01:48:53 CET 2008

On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 06:35:35PM -0500, Tom Sylla wrote:
> What does "disabled" mean for a real hardware device in the dts?

Spot on.

> I am pretty sure it does not mean "hide the header" (that is not
> possible in general, it is a VSA-ism).

It might. ATA devices, USB, 1394 etc could be disabled => hidden in
factory BIOSes.

> What if I want the VPCI device to exist, but want it "disabled" in
> the normal dts sense of "disable"?

Why would you? And what would you expect 'the normal dts sense of
"disable"' to mean in that case?

> Overloading "disabled" in the dts makes that not possible (and is
> also *really* confusing)

Personally I would kind-of like the hiding to happen for all disabled

Am I way off track?


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