[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] VIA VT8237R support

Rudolf Marek r.marek at assembler.cz
Sun Oct 28 20:47:21 CET 2007

>> It is in "VT8237R Plus BIOS Porting Guide" just few lines of code, i
>> can write it in next mail so NDA is "satisfied".
> OK. Problem is though it has to be taken care of before the devices are
> scanned, so that no device drops off or appears and confuses LB. If the
> lpc bridge were scanned before the sata one, it could be done then, but
> unfortunately it isn't. I've been doing it during ram init, but I
> imagine it could be done somewhere shortly thereafter.

Imho that function I placed the comment is called very very early, because it is
static device??

>>> PCI_DEVICE_ID_VIA_VT8237R_LPC please. Datasheet refers to it as lpc, as
>>> does the file name.
>> Hmm i tried to stick the to the name common in LB and in in PCIID
> IMO, it needs to remain consistent one way or another. I still vote for
> LPC, since that is what the datasheet refers to it as and it's the main
> function of the controller. ISA is a dying breed, it's only on there for
> super io and sensor support. But either that or change the file name,
> doesn't really matter.

Ok I will rename and respin somehow. Perhaps tomorrow?


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