[LinuxBIOS] State of vt8237 and consequently epia-ms

Adam Talbot talbotx at comcast.net
Sat Apr 29 21:37:06 CEST 2006

Currently the is no support for the vt8237.
What would it take to support?  Some one who has a few weeks to work on it.
I spent a few weeks, but was never able to get the console running. 
With out that, I had no way of doing debugging.  My board does not have
any PCI slots, so I was unable to use a post card to debug.

Andy Somerville wrote:
> Hi all,
>      Im new to linuxbios and the mailing list so please excuse any
> newbie stupidity. I was wondering about the state of vt8237
> southbridge support. From my limited understanding of linuxBios this
> is virtually all that is missing for Epia-MS support since CLE266
> northbridge is already supported.
> I saw a post in february which mentioned vt8237 and that it was being
> worked on, but I have seen nothing since. Forgive me if Ive missed
> something.
> So I guess my overall question is: Is Epia-MS support a near
> possiblity, and what would it take to produce?
>        Andy

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