On Thu, Jun 04, 2009 at 10:35:55PM -0400, der Mouse wrote: > >> There is nothing that compels busses to be numbered starting 0, and, > >> if pci0 is explicitly configured but not found, it won't exist. > > No, you're right. But that would be a very strange kernel config > > file; > > Not so strange as all that. If you want to nail down something - disk, > network, etc - you have to nail down everything on the path from > mainbus0 to it, which likely includes PCI busses. Then if you boot > that kernel on a machine which doesn't have one of those, it will be > absent. config(5) has allowed referencing specific instances of a starred configuration for quite some time, and even though it's far from perfect for partially wired down configurations, it does allow a lot more flexibility than what you describe here. -- Quentin Garnier - cube%cubidou.net@localhost - cube%NetBSD.org@localhost "See the look on my face from staying too long in one place [...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling" KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.
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