[LinuxBIOS] 440bx stuff

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Sun Nov 5 18:50:15 CET 2006


On Sun, Nov 05, 2006 at 10:07:58AM -0600, Richard Smith wrote:
> > 1.  I named both the northbridge and the southbridge i440bx.  While I
> > don't think it s a huge problem.  The southbridge code needs to be
> > changed to piix4 since thats really what the part is.  I'll hopefully
> > be able to do that soon.
> This has been done.  It's now i82371eb.

Why not 82371eb (that's the official name AFAIK)? Is there some
requirement that directories have to start with a letter?

> The e7501 raminit code is _very_ well commented and pretty easy to
> follow even if you don't understand whats happening.  A lot of the
> registers also seem very familiar to what I remember from the 440bx data
> sheet.

I think I'll have a look at this in the next few days. But I might use
the 855pm code (derived from e7501) as a basis, that looks even better.

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