Freebios2 recovery progress...
ollie at lanl.gov
Fri Oct 22 09:09:01 CEST 2004
On Thu, 2004-10-21 at 20:55, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Li-Ta Lo <ollie at lanl.gov> writes:
> > On Thu, 2004-10-21 at 12:14, YhLu wrote:
> > > I agree that all onboard device should use the same subsystem id as MB's.
> > >
> > One interesting thing. In PCI Spec 2.2, section 6.2.4 it says that:
> > Values in these registers must be loaded and valid prioir to the
> > system BIOS or any system software accessing the PCI
> > Coniguration Space. blah,blah, blah. These values must not be
> > loaded using expansion ROM software becuase expansion ROM
> > software is not guaranteed to be run during POST
> > in all systems.
> > Are we doing something out of spec ?
> I think it is more a matter of the spec no governing for
> onboard devices. For any devices that is implemented on a plug-in
> card I believe that governs.
> > BTW, why I can't download PCI spec form PCI-SIG anymore ? Even for
> > the 'useless' PCI conventional stuff.
> I have never been able to download it so it is news to me that
> was possible.
How did you implement PCI stuff ?
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