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Re: Bios32 PCI detection

To: Rabeeh Khoury <>
Subject: Re: Bios32 PCI detection
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2000 04:04:50 +0200
Cc: "" <>
In-reply-to: <>; from on Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 06:38:33PM -0400
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On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 06:38:33PM -0400, Rabeeh Khoury wrote:

> I'm using MIPS based board using an embedded system PCI bus.
> I managed to detect the agents on the PCI, does anyone has a program
> that can divide the memory/io spaces for each agents automatically ?
> (what usually does BIOS in x86 world)

The kernel PCI bus software can do the full resource assignment for you.
Checkout how some of the Alphas handle this; the MIPS systems don't use

A userspace program can't do this since for most cases you need a fully
operational PCI bus for booting.


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