[LinuxBIOS] Call for help: superiotool
bishop.robinson at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 18:45:54 CEST 2007
On 9/27/07, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
> On 27.09.2007 18:21, Robinson Tryon wrote:
> > On 9/23/07, Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de> wrote:
> >> To make the tool more useful we need
> >> - As many supported Super I/Os as possible.
> >> Supporting new ones is relatively easy, but a bit time-consuming.
> >> You have to grab the datasheet, find out the ID/version of the
> >> Super I/O and add it in the respective file (ite.c for ITE Super I/Os,
> >> for example). For the dump functionality you have to add a (large) table
> >> with all registers and their defaults.
> > Okay -- I grabbed the code from SVN, compiled it and ran it on a few
> > computers, but I didn't get any useful output (verbose mode was also
> > pretty sparse). I assume that this means that my Super I/O chips are
> > not supported, correct?
> Not supported by superiotool, however if there was any output at all,
> we'd like to know it.
Ok. I'll re-run the tests when I get a chance and send in the output.
> I can send dozens of ITE data sheets (even for now unavailable chips)
> your way.
Great. If you could just put those on a webserver someplace, that
would be excellent. Any kind of preference on what chips get
> What's the vendor of your Super I/O?
Well, as I said, I tested superiotool on multiple machines. I should
be able to just crack the case on a machine and spot it on the
motherboard, I assume?
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