On Monday 23 October 2006 21:01, Rob Landley wrote:
> On Sunday 22 October 2006 2:27 pm, Paul Brook wrote:
> > I've been considering a machine config file for a while, but haven't come
> > up with a coherent way of representing everything yet.
> Do you at least have a list of everything that needs to be represented? (I
> have a list but am fairly certain it's not complete.)
Not really. I guess a generic key/value pair is sufficient for most things
(base address, model number, etc).
The trickier cases are where devices refer to each other: PCI, usb, IRQ lines,
DMA channels, etc. ie. anything where the existing _init function returns a
I guess you could use the same key/value mechanism, and allow the value to be
The really OTT method is to embed a python interpreter or something and do the
machine init that way. I'm not seriously suggesting that though.
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