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Re: ISA direct config of ACPI devices


Skimming through archives for autoconf info, found this thread.

On Fri, Nov 23, 2007 at 4:52 AM, Matthias Drochner
<> wrote:
> said:
>  > the first ACPI-attached
>  >      com port will be com0; or if there is no ACPI, then the first
>  >      ISA-attached com port will be com0
>  There is no guarantee that the autoconfiguration happens in
>  some particular order, and that the ACPI nodes are sorted
>  the same way as your config file entries.
>  (Also, there is no written statement that autoconf obeys the
>  order of entries in the config file or files.*. Didn't check,
>  but proplib and associative arrays could change that.)
>  best regards
>  Matthias

Does this still hold true ? Is there no way to guarantee that sibling
devices will be probed/attached in a specified order ?



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