[coreboot] legacybios update

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Thu May 22 04:41:18 CEST 2008

On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 11:13:34PM -0400, Joseph Smith wrote:
> On Mon, 19 May 2008 20:02:13 -0400, Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net>
> wrote:
> > * A more detailed analysis of filo shows that it has a more advanced
> >   ide init (it does a pci scan for ide controllers and it has
> >   "floating bus detection").  I'm going to work on advancing the
> >   "legacybios" code to also do this.
> > 
> When you say the ide init is more advanced than filo...

I think you misunderstood me - filo ide code is more advanced than the
"legacybios" code.

> Does it do cable detection (40 conducter vs 80 conductor needed for
> ATA/66/100/133)?

I'm not all that familiar with low level ata details.  Both filo and
"legacybios" use PIO mode - I didn't think cable detection mattered.


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