[lkml]   [2004]   [Apr]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectSymbios and BIOS (was: Re: [PATCH] Blacklist binary-only modules lying about their license)
    On Fri, 30 Apr 2004, Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote:
    > e.g. The symbios(*1)-SCSI-driver only shows devices enabled in its BIOS.
    > This information is stored in a little NVRAM-chip(*2) and the driver
    > uses this data, including bus-speed settings and the like.
    > At least i (had/have*3) trouble with this "feature"!

    So why does my '875 card works fine in my PPC box? No BIOS ever wrote to its



    Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

    In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
    when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
    -- Linus Torvalds
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 14:02    [W:0.019 / U:2.712 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site