[LinuxBIOS] Trouble with new CS5530 southbridge code

Jonathan Sturges jsturges at speakeasy.net
Wed Jul 25 02:20:47 CEST 2007

Jonathan Sturges wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm making progress getting LB working on a Geode GX1-based winterm. 
> I'm getting very close to creating a new target for this terminal, but 
> for the moment am working with the eaglelion/5bcm target, as it's nearly 
> identical.
> So I thought I'd try the new CS5530 code from last month, but I'm having 
> IDE troubles.  Even with:
> 	register "ide0_enable" = "1"
> 	register "ide1_enable" = "1"
> ...in my Config.lb, my system's Primary IDE gets disabled, and the 
> Secondary enabled.
> The 5530 patch looks correct to me, so I don't think that's it.  I also 
> double-checked that the CS5530 uses the same bits and register for 
> enabling the IDE controllers as the CS5530A, which of course it does.
> Any thoughts on what to check next?  I'm eager to try the new code.
> thanks,
> Jonathan

Following up on my own question, I found the problem.  There was a 
misplaced 'end' in the mainboard's Config.lb that was causing the 
ideX_enable register settings to be out of context.


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