lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2000]   [Nov]   [17]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: VGA PCI IO port reservations
From
Date
root@chaos.analogic.com ("Richard B. Johnson") writes:

[about PCI setup code]

> This stuff has to be set up before you
> have any resources necessary to execute the output of a 'C' compiler,
> so, if you are looking for 'C' syntax, you are out of luck.

Sorry, but that's plain rubbish.
Some things in bootcode usually have to be done in assembly, but
PCI setup is definitely *not* among them, unless you have some
really unique hardware. Hell, I've even written bootcode where
the memory-controller is set up from C.

//Marcus
--
-------------------------------+-----------------------------------
Marcus Sundberg | Phone: +46 707 452062
Embedded Systems Consultant | Email: marcus@cendio.se
Cendio Systems AB | http://www.cendio.com
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:47    [W:0.109 / U:7.220 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site