[LinuxBIOS] Bios & PCI

Art Fore art.fore at comcast.net
Fri Jul 15 17:29:10 CEST 2005

Have not tried that yet. Will try it. Hopefully it works. Will be good 
excuse not to use Windows for the system, altlhough the application is 
written in .net so we can use in in Llnux with Mono.


yhlu wrote:
> Did you try the latest kernel with hot plug pci support?
> YH
> On 7/14/05, Art Fore <art.fore at comcast.net> wrote:
>>Apparently, the PCI bus is setup during booth with the bios. We have a
>>problem with this. We have a system, dual booth Suse Linux and WinXP. It
>>is connected via a "Stargen" chip which is actually a serial PCI bridge.
>>This controls an external instrument where each card is a PCI instrument
>>connected via andother "Stargen" chip.  If we shut down the instrument
>>system, and change a card, and turn it back on, we then have to rebooth
>>the computer to get it to re-instanciate the PCI bus and recognize the
>>new card.
>>Is it possible with OpenBios or LinuxBios to be able to perform this
>>function from the operating system without having to do a reboot?
>>Please note I am not a bios guru.
>>LinuxBIOS mailing list
>>LinuxBIOS at openbios.org
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