[LinuxBIOS] PATCH: add the pcengines ALIX1

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Sun Sep 9 21:45:04 CEST 2007

On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 10:12:11PM -0700, ron minnich wrote:
> Partial diff attached, .... here are comments.
> Still builds.

Yep, look good. Committed in r2766 with some minor cosmetics.

Shall we list the board in the wiki as "WIP" (as it doesn't boot Linux yet)?

> > NACK, see above. This is common code just about every board duplicateѕ
> > again and again. I have a patch which adds a global failover.c into
> > lib/ (which my recent i810 board patch already uses, btw).
> >
> > I'll post the patch ASAP.
> I'll wait for your failover.c patch, but beware: they are not ALWAYS
> totally identical.

Yes, unfortunately, but I think 90% or so are the same. Maybe we can
even make failover.c generic enough for 100% of the boards?

Anyway, my failover.c patch is posted, please review.

> > Only checks _some_ memory.
> :-)
> Will fix in next go round, I forgot to.

I fixed it while I was at it.

> > > +
> > > +      We use method 1 on Norwich and on this board too.
> > > +     */
> >
> > This comment is in some other file, too. Maybe it should go in the wiki
> > or in the generic CAR code somewhere? No need to duplicate it in every
> > LX board...
> I want this comment in, since not all users of LX read all files that use LX ;-)

Well, yeah, but I think we should still put it somewhere globally and
then just "link" to it from here a la "for details see XXXX"...

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