[LinuxBIOS] The purpose of linuxbios_init

Darmawan Salihun darmawan.salihun at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 15:04:54 CEST 2007

I see that it's to initializes motherboard-specific flash enable
sequence. However, the details is still too vague for me.

Darmawan Salihun wrote:
> Hi all,
>     I'm currently reading the source code of flashrom (linux version). I
> found this linuxbios_init(void) function. What is the purpose of this
> function?
> I see that it checks the lb_header and lb_record of the BIOS binary in
> the flash ROM chip. I suppose that this function works particularly for
> motherboards already
> equipped with linuxbios. Am I right? And for motherboard that contains
> other vendor BIOS, it plainly "returns". Is that correct?
> TIA,
> Darmawan

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