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pc386 uart handling
- Date: Fri, 25 Sep 1998 17:03:11 -0400 (EDT)
- From: qqi at world.std.com (Quality Quorum)
- Subject: pc386 uart handling
> > >
> > > BTW: What is pcibios.c used for?
> > It is used to provide PCI BIOS support. PCI BIOS is a piece of 32-bit
> > code in BIOS which allows to preform various operations with
> > PCI devices, mostly related to discovery and configuration.
> So I should leave this in pc386dev? or should it also move to a common area.
> ( Not necessarily the same as the uart stuff.)
I never used any i386 boards except PCs themselves. So, I have no idea
how widely PCI BIOS is used.
IMHO, if PCI BIOS is present anywhere byond PC, then it seems reasonable
to move pcibios.c to shared, otherwise it seems unreasonable.