[coreboot] v3 comments - was Serengeti vga hang

Marc Jones Marc.Jones at amd.com
Wed Oct 15 20:02:35 CEST 2008

ron minnich wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 10:36 AM, Marc Jones <Marc.Jones at amd.com> wrote:
>> Where is phase4_enable_disable? Shouldn't it happen before Phase 4: Reading
>> resources ?
> It does, for each device, if it is set up for that device.
> phase4_enable_disable was in v2 in a different name. The problem is
> that sometimes you have to enable a device to read the resources.
> phase4_enable_disable looks at dev->enabled and enables "whatever has
> to be enabled" -- it's device dependent -- so that resources can be
> read. It's called enable_disable because it can do both, depending on
> device_enabled, and I was not clever enough to think of a better name
> :-)
> For most devices, it's empty.

Sorry but I don't see any phase4_enable_disable in the output. It is not 
being called in device.c dev_phase4(). I think that is a problem.


Marc Jones
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