[LinuxBIOS] Strange code in src/northbridge/via/vt8623/raminit.c ?

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Mon Apr 24 23:24:36 CEST 2006

Richard Smith wrote:
>>I'm guessing that hack was put in there because the same, or compatible,
>>device has slightly different devids. It would be interesting to look at
>>history and see when it happened. Basically romcc is so smart that it
>>will optimize out the pci_locate_device anyway.
> Why would you try and search for a northbridge anyway?  I though by
> definition there is one located at 0:0.0.  Does the HT world and dual
> channel stuff break that?

there are cases where it is not, even going far back, to the Micron 
nortbridge that RLX used. It's good hygiene to look for it.


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