[flashrom] [PATCH 2/2] Add board enable for Biostar M7VIQ.

Stefan Tauner stefan.tauner at student.tuwien.ac.at
Sat Apr 28 02:06:48 CEST 2012

On Sat, 28 Apr 2012 01:42:37 +0200
Luc Verhaegen <libv at skynet.be> wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 01:30:53AM +0200, Stefan Tauner wrote:
> > The PCI IDs are generic VIA IDs. Only Biostar IDs are those of the LOM, but
> > that would not be a good choice for ID. Accept the generic IDs (+ DMI string)
> > for now because this will be generic soonish(tm) anyway.
> > +	{0x1106, 0x3177, 0x1106, 0x3177,  0x1106, 0x3116, 0x1106, 0x3116, "^KM266-8235$", NULL, NULL,         P3, "Biostar",     "M7VIQ",                 0,   OK, w83697xx_memw_enable_2e},
> "KM266-8235" is "VIA Northbridge marketing name"-"VIA Southbridge 
> marketing name with VT removed".
> This DMI string is not unique at all.

true, yet there is no real alternative and a rationale was given to why
it does not really matter much anyway. just ranting does not really
help in this case :)

Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner

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