Originally Posted By etabeta78
devices like disk controller can be configured differently in different systems, and thus their available slots or the format they support for loading depend on the system you are parsing.

Really? There are machine_config_fragments that are not constant?

I'd have thought that if (big if) we had a linked list of all possible devices, we could dump their complete config including what can be connected to them, making all the information available in one xml...