[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] Common code base for Intel 440BX boards

joe at smittys.pointclark.net joe at smittys.pointclark.net
Sat Oct 20 23:13:45 CEST 2007

Quoting Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de>:

> On Sat, Oct 20, 2007 at 08:44:57PM +0200, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
>> Please put generic 440 code in northbridge/, and not in mainboard/440-base/
>> Having two northbridge directories for the same northbridge sounds complex.
> Full ack. Northbridge-specific code belongs in src/northbridge/*.
> However, this is not northbridge specific code. It's more like "common
> code which somewhat similar mainboards share". Theoretically this could
> include even more (non-440BX) boards which are also similar enough, but
> for now I concentrated on 440BX boards.
> If we later add non-440bx boards (e.g. 430TX or i810 or something) to
> the same framework, we might rename it to xyz-base (but I have no idea
> what a good name for xyz would be ;-)
> Also, I'm a bit undecided if it should be
>  src/mainboard/common/i440bx-base
> or
>  src/mainboard/i440bx-base
> (i.e. put the "base" code parts in an extra directory or not). Opinions?
> Uwe.

Why couldn't there just be a src/northbridge/intel/common/ directory?

Thanks - Joe

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