[coreboot] alix 2d2
mylesgw at gmail.com
Tue Aug 31 19:01:32 CEST 2010
On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 10:50 AM, Jens Rottmann
<JRottmann at lippertembedded.de> wrote:
> I wrote:
>> > AFAIK an IRQ routing table entry gets ignored anyway if the
>> > appropriate device is not there
> Myles wrote:
>> I wanted to make sure I didn't break anything.
> If it wasn't ignored, wouldn't you have to recompile your BIOS every
> time you added a PCI card to your computer or pulled one out? Wouldn't
> in that case boards only work if _all_ PCI connectors were in use.
> A nonexisting NIC is no different than a PCI connector with nothing in
> it. From the system's point of view, it's just _nothing_ connected to
> the PCI bus.
Here's your suggestion as a patch. (still needs an Acked-by:)
Signed-off-by: Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com>
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