[PATCH] build without PCI or VIO

Hollis Blanchard hollis at penguinppc.org
Fri Feb 11 14:20:33 EST 2005

On Feb 10, 2005, at 12:39 AM, Olof Johansson wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 06:34:37PM +1100, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
>> This patch (on top of my previous dma fix up patch) allows you to 
>> build
>> pSeries without CONFIG_PCI or CONFIG_VIO or both and iSeries without 
>> PCI.
>> Don't look to closely at the include/asm-ppc64/floppy.h patch :-).
> I'm not sure just what to think about this patch. :-) It's neat to be
> able to boot pSeries without PCI configured, but how much does it 
> really
> buy us?

I would add that booting without IO can be extremely useful when 
playing in many experimental environments, such as early development 
hardware or a simulator. I think it's worthwhile.


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