[LinuxBIOS] Walmart/Everex GPC TC2502 (VIA CN700 +VT8237RChipset), PC2500E

bari bari at onelabs.com
Fri Nov 9 15:40:45 CET 2007

I have programming guides and older boards, but aren't the 965 and 964 
getting old?

How about focusing on new boards with the 968?
For example: 
AM2 + 761GX + 968


Morgan Tsai /SiS wrote:
> Dear Uwe,
> Sorry for there is no errata sheet. Maybe I can add more PCI IDs
> for our chipset first. I can provide some recommend setting written
> at internal document, if needed.
> Morgan
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Uwe Hermann" <uwe at hermann-uwe.de>
> To: "Morgan Tsai /SiS" <my_tsai at sis.com>
> Cc: "bari" <bari at onelabs.com>; "Corey Osgood" <corey.osgood at gmail.com>; 
> <linuxbios at linuxbios.org>
> Sent: Friday, November 09, 2007 2:10 AM
> Subject: Re: [LinuxBIOS] Walmart/Everex GPC TC2502 (VIA CN700 
> +VT8237RChipset), PC2500E
> Hi Morgan!
> On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 10:52:19AM +0800, Morgan Tsai /SiS wrote:
>> SiS965(L) vs 966(L)
>> Identical device ID: LAN, USB
>> Different device ID: SATA, Audio(966 has HD Audio, but still reserved 
>> AC97)
>> Although they are funtionally alike, such like register map.
>> There is somewhare different value to be filled for bug fix.
> That doesn't sound too bad, IMHO. If the only real differences are PCI
> IDs of some devices and small changes in some registers, then the 966(L)
> code could easily be adapted to also work with 965(L), correct?
> Adding more PCI IDs is trivial and we can do that without datasheet
> access I think, but the "different value to be filled for bug fix"
> could be a problem if it's not documented publically...
> Is there some errata sheet we can look at and/or do you know how to fix
> the 966(L) code in svn to make it work for 965(L), too?
> Thanks, Uwe.

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