[OpenBIOS] PCI setup code

Konstantin Zhidkov kzhidkov at avia.formoza.ru
Thu Apr 13 17:08:39 CEST 2000

"Ronald G. Minnich" wrote:

> On Mon, 3 Apr 2000, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> >  Nope.  Linux just sets IRQs up based on the MP table.  The MP table is
> > constructed by BIOS and it reflects physical routing of interrupt lines on
> > the board.  See the code in mpparse.c.  The code in io_apic.c is invoked
> > much later and depends on what gets prepared within mpparse.c.
> what if there is no MP table?

One of possible answers is "We should build one" (See my message about SMP
BIOS). As a temporary solution we can use statical MP table. The MP table built
by original BIOS may serve as a good reference.


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