RFC:new superio proposal
bari at onelabs.com
Tue May 13 22:44:00 CEST 2003
ron minnich wrote:
>On Tue, 13 May 2003, Bari Ari wrote:
>>The new super i/o structure of freebios2 should also account for these
>any suggestions on how this should look? I can see a
>src/superio/<vendor>/microprocessor, to which you pass all these
>parameters, and which talks to the microprocessor to set them up. Would
>that be sufficient? What new parameters would it need?
Besides just setting a few bits in registers to config the super i/o,
one now has the option/ability to reload the binary firmware into the
flash memory of the super i/o to customize the board. The binary may be
64KB for some cpu based super i/o's.
Some examples of cpu based super i/o's
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