[coreboot] Trac reminder: list of new ticket(s)

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Jul 16 00:07:54 CEST 2008

>> 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.
> I agree with Eric here. I question the need for subsystem IDs in the 
> first
> place. Is there a particular OS that requires this info???

Yes, Linux for example, for certain devices.

I agree subsystem IDs are useless in most cases.  But for certain
devices there is the established practice to mark certain hardware
configurations (or device firmware type/version) with these IDs,
so coreboot will have to follow.


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