[LinuxBIOS] Winflashrom -- Current Status

Darmawan Salihun darmawan.salihun at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 10:21:29 CEST 2007

Roman Kononov wrote:
> On 08/14/2007 02:47 PM, Peter Stuge wrote:
>>> The CF8/CFC sequence can preserve CF8 port value. What other
>>> hardware state would be changed?
>> The bits that are changed in the device config space.
> I cannot imagine why the OS would care about a couple of configuration bits 
> in the SB.
>> Yup. Are you saying it is simply not possible to access PCI config
>> space of a device from a device driver unless the driver is in fact
>> part of the driver stack associated with that device?
> Yes.

Yeah, this is an already known issue from the beginning ;-).
Technically, we don't have the PDO of the southbridge chip, therefore we
cannot access it in anyway as documented by Micro$oft.

Darmawan Salihun

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