[LinuxBIOS] CN700/VT8237RP support needed. Will pay.

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Fri Mar 30 02:31:45 CEST 2007

* Corey Osgood <corey_osgood at verizon.net> [070330 01:00]:
> Afaik, the docs I've got on this chipset (vt8237r) are not covered under
> any sort of NDA, there is no watermark or other indication that they
> are. Searching for "NDA" in the document turns up sta"nda"rds and
> seco"nda"ry, and "disclosure" and "confidential" both come up empty. The
> server that I found them on is accessible through Google, and they've
> been there for quite a while, so Via has obviously not cared enough to
> have the owner take them down. Personally, I don't see why sucking up to
> a hardware vendor for non-confidential datasheets is necessary.

To take some emotions out of this discussion:

The 8237 data sheet can be downloaded from the via.com.tw site. 

It's just not even 10% of what is needed to do a port. 


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