[LinuxBIOS] Add support for Via vt82c686a

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Thu Feb 1 12:01:54 CET 2007


On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 02:45:22AM -0500, Corey Osgood wrote:
> Please scratch the patch I submitted. vt82c686a and b are the same, the 
> docs lied (and this is the first time I've looked at it on the machines, 
> stupid me). I'm reworking a few things and cleaning up a few more 
> things, and I'll submit a working, tested patch this weekend, if all 
> goes well.

OK, great!

> On a related note, does anyone know if any northbridge init is required 
> to bring up the southbridge (and in this case also superio)? And is the 
> rcn dc1100s from v1 working or not? I couldn't get it to run (no serial 
> or video output at all) on the tyan s2507, which seems to be the same 
> hardware.

I guess you need the northbridge (RAM init) for anything else to work.
I have a K7T Turbo which has a VIA VT82C686B southbridge, but
unfortunately the northbridge is a VIA Apollo KT133A (VT8363A) which
is not supported, and I don't have VIA data sheets...

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