[coreboot] slow load times

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Thu Feb 19 14:35:43 CET 2009

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 09:47:29PM -0700, Myles Watson wrote:
> > Finally, I suppose SeaBIOS could just scan all 256 buses.  (Does
> > anyone know if a bus is guaranteed to have a device 0?  If so, that
> > would speed the scan significantly.)
> The AMD Serengeti board doesn't.  The 8111 has a base device number of 6.

<grasp straw> Any idea if "root buses" will always have a device 0?
(That is, if SeaBIOS did its normal bridge/cardbus detection, could it
find all the remaining root buses by just scanning for device 0s?)


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