PCI card bios accessibility
rminnich at lanl.gov
Thu Mar 4 11:35:00 CET 2004
On Wed, 3 Mar 2004, Tina Declerck wrote:
> - Does the Linux BIOS do discovery on PCI slots for the existance of cards?
> - Will it use PCI configuration space to locate the Basic Address Register
> (BAR) to locate bios
> on a PCI card and load it? Specifically, this is regarding a 3ware RAID
This is done now in user mode via emulation, for a number of reasons, and
this emulation will move to linuxbios in a month or so.
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