On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 12:58:55AM +0200, Frode Nordahl wrote: > > It seems like PCI_ENABLE_IO_MODES makes FreeBSD work on a lot of portable > computers and possible newer desktop computers with lazy BIOS'es. > As it is now, it is quite a hassle to complete something as simple as a > network install of FreeBSD on an affected computer. > My question is, when will PCI_ENABLE_IO_MODES be default?
Probably never. :( While it fixes a number of devices on certain machines (including my current and previous laptop) it breaks other devices so we can't win. It should be possiable to make this tunable at boot time to remove the need for a kernel rebuild though. -- Brooks -- Any statement of the form "X is the one, true Y" is FALSE. PGP fingerprint 655D 519C 26A7 82E7 2529 9BF0 5D8E 8BE9 F238 1AD4
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