[coreboot] [PATCH] v3: fix PCI bus scan / device tree interaction

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Sat Aug 30 05:20:23 CEST 2008

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 3:45 PM, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de> wrote:
> ron minnich wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 1:36 PM, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger
>>> Either we add a random unique ID to the struct name or we integrate the
>>> number of the parent bus as well.
>> yeah I know. I was aware of this and had it in my queue. dtc should
>> have a 'unique-ifier' (a la U numbers on chips on schematics' which is
>> appended or prepended.
> Maybe we should have a look at how UEFI does it.. They have a complete
> system of unique identifiers for their devices.

it's really easily solved: make the name of the struct contain the
path of the parents to the root (long names) or just make the name be
U####_rest of name.

The #### is generated from a global counter. This is really easy, it's
what I did in v2 config tool :-)


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