[coreboot] Trac reminder: list of new ticket(s)
c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Tue Jul 15 23:44:42 CEST 2008
On 15.07.2008 19:38, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> coreboot tracker <svn at coreboot.org> writes:
>> #110 Allow for per-device subsystem IDs
> What is the proper procedure for saying per-device subsystem IDs is
> a dumb idea.
> The subsystem IDs roughly identify the PCB a component sits on. So
> unless you have multiple pluggable boards in a system there should
> only be one subsystem vendor and one subsystem device id.
The problem is that almost all x86 mainboards have multiple different
subsystem IDs on the same board. If we want to match the vendor BIOS, we
have to make them per-device.
Some kernel drivers and other software (flashrom) rely on them for
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