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Dividing the Linux desktop
LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 13, 2013
A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
If it figures out from the devices, the kernel could do this, too.
Since you say the kernel can't do this reliably, I assume the BIOS authors have to hard-code this information about the devices? I guess, in theory, they should know, but it sounds pretty horrible.
PCIe, power management, and problematic BIOSes
Posted Jun 29, 2011 20:13 UTC (Wed) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
Posted Jun 29, 2011 20:24 UTC (Wed) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
the BIOS isn't testing things and deciding it doesn't work, it's a hard-coded entry made by the BIOS programmer.
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