[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] vt8237r fixes/improvements (LBv2)
stepan at coresystems.de
Fri Nov 2 18:18:18 CET 2007
* Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de> [071102 18:08]:
> > That's fine. The i2c has 8 (actually 7) bits address space. spd might
> > not necessarily be behind the i2c bus. Or it might have a number of
> > switches. So you might have an address of 0xaabbccdd saying that aa, bb,
> > cc, dd are the settings of 3 i2c switches, while dd is the actual
> > address of the spd on the bus _after_ doing the other settings. This is
> > done on the agámi aruma in a similar way.
> Thanks for the clarifications! For this patch that's not relevant though
> as spd_read_byte() should be dropped anyway then as it's board specific.
> But maybe we should have this info somewhere in the wiki?
> http://linuxbios.org/Developer_Manual ?
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