Removing device driver code in mainboard.c for Tyan boards?

YhLu YhLu at
Mon Nov 8 13:20:00 CET 2004

The difference is with "config config.h", the device in static will point to
one all zero struct about 4 bytes ( without .name and only has
Or .chip_ops = some _ops.

Eric has comment out config.h for socket. Only unsued chip_ops is for NB and
Others root_complex and SB bridge and superio.


-----Original Message-----
From: ebiederman at [mailto:ebiederman at] 
Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 11:29 AM
To: Ronald G. Minnich
Cc: YhLu; 'Li-Ta Lo'; 'LinuxBIOS'
Subject: Re: Removing device driver code in mainboard.c for Tyan boards?

"Ronald G. Minnich" <rminnich at> writes:

> On Fri, 5 Nov 2004, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > They can.  But I am about to suggest simply removing the config
> > directive, and assuming the ``config chip.h'' is always given.  The
> > overhead is almost zero for a zero filled structure.  And always
> > requiring a chip.h would tend to simply the process of writing code
> > for a new chip.
> yes, I think Eric is right on this one too :-)

I think we probably want to wait a little on this one.
YhLu is extremely tight on space right now and I think
that needs to be addressed before we require any more
slight size increases.


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