[coreboot] [PATCH] drivers vs. obj
stepan at coresystems.de
Fri Sep 25 23:31:35 CEST 2009
Myles Watson wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 2:25 PM, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de> wrote:
>> Myles Watson wrote:
>>> PS. It looks like the rtl8168 driver ought to go somewhere more
>>> general in the tree.
>> It's not really a driver but only keeps the device allocator from trying
>> to execute an option rom where there is none. I'm not sure if that
>> really happens on other boards with that chip...
> I don't know how common that is. Maybe there should be a flavor of
> the onboard driver for that.
Ah, I looked at that driver today... Should we drop that, now that we
have CBFS everywhere?
It was only used for onboard pci devices with option roms in the system
bios. Which is no longer done that way...
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