[coreboot] Resource allocation

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 18:14:00 CET 2008

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> From: coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org [mailto:coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org]
> On Behalf Of Peter Stuge
> Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 9:58 AM
> To: Coreboot
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] Resource allocation
> ron minnich wrote:
> > yes, and thinking about it ... there's only one bridge anywhere in the
> > system that is going to decode legacy IO, or mem, or vsa (not always
> > same bridge).
> >
> > I wonder if it would be simpler to have a property to mark these
> > bridges in the dts. It can not be determined -- code has to know
> > that a given piece of hardware is decoding the legacy range.
> It adds constraints to resource allocation so it has to be known. And
> it is property of hardware so it goes into the dts. :)
> I think that makes sense!

I agree except that you still have to have the resources (they have to be
declared by the device that implements them), so you put it in two places.


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