[SeaBIOS] [PATCH 2/7] seabios: shadow: make device finding more generic.
yamahata at valinux.co.jp
Tue Jul 13 11:45:00 CEST 2010
On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 08:59:14PM -0400, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 08:47:47PM +0900, Isaku Yamahata wrote:
> > pam register offset is north bridge specific.
> > So determine the offset based on found north bridge.
> Is it really just the offset that is north bridge specific? I thought
> the entire process was very north bridge specific.
> If so, I don't think it makes sense to pass back the pam0 register -
> instead the north bridge specific code should do the necessary work
> (using helper functions if possible).
> I have the same concern with part 3 and 4 of this series.
I440fx and Q35 (all Intel chipset?) are similar in registers
which seabios programs, so I choice to abstract it at register offset level.
I don't expect that other vendor's chipset support is wanted.
If you want more high level abstract, I'll respin the patch set.
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