[OpenBIOS] [PATCH] Add support for accessing the LinuxBIOS CMOS settings from Open Firmware

Torsten Duwe duwe at lst.de
Fri Oct 12 02:15:35 CEST 2007

On Friday 12 October 2007, Mitch Bradley wrote:
> Jens Freimann wrote:
> > or cmos.fth should be copied to the biosload directory. Or maybe move
> > cmos.fth to cpu/x86/pc/?
> I suggest putting it in dev/isa/cmos.fth
> I'm not sure that it's appropriate to have the stand-init in a generic
> place, though.  The behavior of zeroing the BIOS checksum area if it is
> bad is what we want for OLPC, but perhaps is not always a good idea.

The MC146818 is ISA legacy, so dev/isa has my vote. Pulling out any 
PC-specific or firmware-dependent semantics would be perfect, though.


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