[coreboot] Naming for identical chips with different model numbers due to different package variants
peter at stuge.se
Tue Jun 3 20:54:42 CEST 2014
Felix Held wrote:
> the suffix is part of the name.
No it isn't. The suffix is part of the part number. The part number
is not the same thing as the chip name.
> I think I keep NCT6776D as name and change the chip description to
> CHIP_NAME("NUVOTON NCT6776D/F Super I/O")
> Seems to be the best solution to me.
Please don't do that. Please fix the name to correspond to the real
world. The code you are writing is communicating with a piece of
hardware that is expected to behave a certain way. Which package
the hardware comes in is utterly irrelevant for the behavior of the
hardware in this case, so please do not garble the name with that noise.
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