[LinuxBIOS] ultra 40 linuxbios

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Fri Jul 21 18:08:27 CEST 2006

Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> * ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> [060721 17:07]:
>>Another comment on serial that I recalled last night. On any pc-compatible
>>machine, from power on reset, a simple outb('0', 0x3f8) will get you output.
>>Having to put a  whole usb stack in there and get it working, for the same
>>effect -- UGH!
> Which is not really true in all cases. The SuperIO chip might very well
> need initialization.

very true ...

> What scares me more than the USB stack (because I believe this is doable
> in less than 100 lines for this very purpose of just using the _debug_
> mode of EHCI) 

that's encouraging :-)

I guess we just gotta write it.


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