[LinuxBIOS] PCI max buses patch

yhlu yinghailu at gmail.com
Sun Apr 23 23:17:50 CEST 2006

That function is only called in auto stage or cache_as_ram_stage....

To support more chains (4 chains ) and make it more dynamical (
installed or not), I need default to be set 255 at this time.

and some time later it will be 0xfff for segment num support and 24
chains or more.


On 4/23/06, Richard Smith <smithbone at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I see the right way to do this is to make the default behaviour the
> > 'guaranteed no break boards' behaviour. That means default value is to
> > scan all busses. For those who need/want it set lower, they can know
> > where the config option is.
> Ok. I'll change the default to be 255 and commit.
> > But we sure oculd use an addiiton to the wiki that explains stuff like this.
> Any ideas on a section title and how we would lay it out?  There is
> already the linuxBIOS options but its largly incomprehensible to a
> newbe.
> There is a disconnect between the lasting info that gets on the wiki
> and all the discussion on the mailing list.  We need some method to
> catagorize all the discussions on the list into something searchable
> by mailboard or perhaps chipset.
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