Subject: Re: pnpbios lossage
To: None <>
From: Johan Danielsson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/10/2000 15:35:19
Matthias Drochner <> writes:

> This I like most - no need to bloat drivers with it.

I almost think so too. One advantage of 3) is that you get a device
name to do pnpctl-ing on.

> Have to check the spec however how far the disabling of devices is
> standardized.

This is what I can find:

  To disable a device, all resource descriptors in the allocated
  resource configuration block of the System Device Node must be set
  to zero.  The resource attribute information field and the tag field
  are "Don't Care" and may be zeroed.