[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] Small improvements for BCOM WinNET100

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Fri Oct 12 14:33:08 CEST 2007

On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 01:19:51PM +0200, Juergen Beisert wrote:
> > But activating COM2 at least will be required, I guess? It's active in
> > the original BIOS (appears in /proc/ioports).
> The Super-IO supports two generic UARTs. If there are level shifters connected 
> or not, doesn't matter. UART is UART. Setup fails?

Dunno, it's set to off in Config.lb at the moment, I didn't try to
activate it, but I'll do that later... I think we should change the svn
code to enable it anyway. The hardware is there and (theoretically)
usable so we should enable it.

> > Juergen, can you post 'lsmod' and 'ps auxw' in the original version of the
> > BIOS/DoC software? Maybe also a dmesg (full boot log). My guess is that
> > the card readers worked with their software, and as that's Linux-based
> > maybe we just have to find the correct driver name?
> No chance. There is no original environment present anymore. All five Igel's 
> running here as X clients.
> Attached some files I found in my filesystem. I looks like they are from the 
> original system (but: I'm NOT sure!)

> <4>Linux version 2.4.21 (root at daisy) (gcc version 2.95.2 19991024 (release)) #1 Mit Jul 30 12:09:49 CEST 2003

Yep, that looks like the original kernel, correct? You're using 2.6 AFAIK.

> <6>ttyS00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
> <6>ttyS01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A

Yep, both activated. We should do the same.

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