[LinuxBIOS] RFC Winflashrom Architecture -- Current device driver (testbed)

Darmawan Salihun darmawan.salihun at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 18:26:40 CEST 2007


Peter Stuge wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, Jun 25, 2007 at 11:02:50PM +0700, Darmawan Salihun wrote:
>>    Is it acceptable to do direct port I/O through driver for I/O
>> port accesses (other than the PCI bus accesses). I still couldn't
>> figure out the solution for this kind of problem.
> Ahh - for enabling flash writes. Well - the alternative is to have
> all flash enabling code and logic within the kernel driver but
> that's not very attractive.
> Do you know if the IO can be limited to just a few explicitly allowed
> ports?
Well, that shouldn't be a problem. I mean it can be easily implemented
in the driver. But, I need to know
which I/O address range that would be ;-). All I know in detail right
now is Winbond_I/O_chip-specific
because I've only been working with it.


> //Peter

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