Resource Allocation for Option Rom

Richard Smith rsmith at
Wed Jun 23 10:58:01 CEST 2004

Eric W. Biederman wrote:

> Li-Ta Lo <ollie at> writes:
>>On Thu, 2004-05-27 at 14:16, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
>>>We could probably reserve a hole for this purpose, which
>>>is a good idea except for bridges. 
>>Can we just treat it as MEM resource and reuse the MEM resource
>>allocation code ?
> Yes that would be the easy way to reserver an area for the rom
> to be enabled.  If the BAR is not large this should not be a problem.

Did this happen?  I'm trying to get a plug in PCI video card up with 
ADLO and I need the option rom to be enabled.  I can do it direcly in my 
mainboard code for a hack but If there was anything to test I though I 
would try.

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