[LinuxBIOS] #65: Unify SuperIO code?

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Tue Sep 18 01:10:20 CEST 2007

#65: Unify SuperIO code?
    Reporter:  stepan       |         Owner:  somebody         
        Type:  enhancement  |        Status:  new              
    Priority:  minor        |     Milestone:  Cosmetic fixes   
   Component:  code         |       Version:  v2               
  Resolution:               |      Keywords:                   
Dependencies:               |   Patchstatus:  there is no patch
Comment (by uwe):

 Yes, the Super I/O code should definately be unified. Ideally one "driver"
 per Super I/O vendor should handle all the various chips of that vendor.

 An example of how this can work is the 'smscsuperio' driver in v2, which
 should support almost all recent SMSC Super I/O chips. At least for v3 we
 should only accept this kind of generalized Super I/O drivers in the

Ticket URL: <http://tracker.linuxbios.org/trac/LinuxBIOS/ticket/65#comment:1>
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