OpenFirmware and interrupt-map
stepan at suse.de
Wed Feb 4 09:42:01 CET 2004
* ron minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> [040204 04:49]:
> On 3 Feb 2004, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > For video. Does any one support anything else? RAID cards?
> Not sure on PPC. The Alpha doesn't matter any more but my memory says that
> if you put a card with an option rom on the Alpha it would run the ROM.
> But that's very old memory.
Yes, the Alpha was able to initialize RAID/SCSI x86 option roms. SRM was
even defining an os callback to execute intXX calls from a running
operating system. Unfortunately it was never implemented.
Stefan Reinauer, SUSE LINUX AG
Teamleader Architecture Development
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