Subject: Re: ARM PCI init.
To: Snorlax <>
From: Allen Briggs <>
List: port-arm
Date: 01/21/2004 22:21:41
On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 07:38:29PM +0100, Snorlax wrote:
>    How much does NetBSD scan into the PCI config of the target platform?

That depends on the specific platform.  A number of ports (re)configure
the PCI bus.  Some ports have firmware that takes care of all of the
configuration and NetBSD just inherits it.

>    "Some  bits  are critical to PCI Controller's operation and should not
>    be controlled by illegal software."

What's your definition of "illegal software" in this context?


 Allen Briggs           
 Wasabi Systems, Inc.