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pc386 uart handling
- Date: Mon, 28 Sep 1998 09:34:54 +0200 (CEST)
- From: valette at crf.canon.fr (VALETTE Eric)
- Subject: pc386 uart handling
>>>>> "Quality" == Quality Quorum <qqi at world.std.com> writes:
>> > >
>> > > 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.)
Quality> I never used any i386 boards except PCs themselves. So, I have no idea
Quality> how widely PCI BIOS is used.
Quality> IMHO, if PCI BIOS is present anywhere byond PC, then it seems reasonable
Quality> to move pcibios.c to shared, otherwise it seems unreasonable.
Most embedded PC based board use BIOS as a ROM monitor...
Now all BIOS support PCI 2.1...
So I agree...