[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] Fix i82810 to boot!

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Tue Jun 19 09:42:02 CEST 2007

On Tue, Jun 19, 2007 at 01:12:32AM -0400, Corey Osgood wrote:
> Patch description, long version:

OK, thanks, committed in r2724.

> See above. I'm not quite sure if the IRQ_SLOT_COUNT thing would have
> caused drastic system failure, but I'm 90% sure that it's right now and
> have no desire to test the effects of a wrong value, especially with the
> hassle it takes to flash this board ;) Which reminds me, as usual with
> an Asus board, flashrom doesn't work, uniflash does though. This might
> want to be noted in the wiki, and the note on the LPC47B272 can be
> removed. I tested the keyboard last night and it works, I'm just going
> to assume the rest does as well.

If you find the time, please also test the other devices managed by the
Super I/O in a running Linux system. But I agree that they'll quite
likely work...

> The IRQ tables were generated with get_pir.c on this board, and don't
> work exactly correctly (see boot log) but do get it to boot. The number
> 4 was thrown in as an arbitrary number (before I'd even generated the
> tables), 11 should be correct, but I only assume this from looking at
> other supported boards.

This number is board-specific, so looking at other boards is not
necessarily the correct thing. You can try to follow the steps in
Jürgen's HOWTO to improve/correct the table:


> True, but I figure it'd be better to read that register and then figure
> out at runtime if those regions are usable as normal memory, in case
> they do get changed in the future for someone using ADLO, etc. It's on


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