Subject: Re: PCI enumeration (was: ne2000 PCMCIA not working as PCMCIA either.)
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 10/18/1999 10:54:52
In message <199910181738.KAA28067@lestat.nas.nasa.gov>,
Jason Thorpe writes:
>On Sun, 17 Oct 1999 21:34:21 -0400
> Rafal Boni <email@example.com> wrote:
>Ok, so I'm basically convinced that the code that configures ("enumerates")
>the PCI bus needs to be machine-dependent.
>i386 needs to use the PCI BIOS.
Yes, if that DTRT. I dont knwo if it always does. If an x86 laptop
BIOS gives a PCI device an IRQ on whcih the device cant interrupt
(because its hardwired to another IRQ) is that something the PCI
driver can/should work around?
Same again for CardBus and PCMCIA, too.
>...I'm really failing to see how this can be done in a sufficiently
amen to that.