"M. Warner Losh" wrote:
> : > FreeBSD should, but isn't, assign resources to PCI devices.  In the
> : > past, the BIOS has done this, but MS has migrated this functionality
> : > into the OS.  That's why you see a lot of these sorts of failures with
> : > various kludges in the FreeBSD tree.  That's part of what I was
> : > talking about in the developers conference when I said we needed to
> : > make PCI work again :-)
> :
> : So if you have a machine without any MS software installed, and
> : have thereby denied the opportunity for "MS" to migrate "this
> : functionality into the OS", how does it get migrated?
> We write it.  It isn't in the BIOS anymore.  Usually with ACPI.

That was kind of my point to David: blaming MS doesn't make FreeBSD
work.  At some point, you have to accept that the problem is yours,
rather than being caused by some outside agency.

-- Terry

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