[coreboot] [PATCH] drivers vs. obj
stepan at coresystems.de
Fri Sep 25 23:47:32 CEST 2009
Myles Watson wrote:
> >>> PS. It looks like the rtl8168 driver ought to go somewhere more
> >>> general in the tree.
> 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
> bios. Which is no longer done that way...
> I'd ack that patch.
Ok, I put it on my todo list.. right now there's 139 references of that
driver in the code, so it's more than a quick shot on a tired evening..
BTW, I am hunting another bug with an onboard rtl8168 that comes up as
an 8129 after reset... (Seems it can't read its EEPROM anymore after
Linux talked to it) .. hope to get a patch done for that today.
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