[LinuxBIOS] Call for help: superiotool
uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Sun Sep 23 13:13:15 CEST 2007
as you may have noticed, we have a relatively new tool called
'superiotool' (http://linuxbios.org/index.php/Superiotool) in the
$ svn co svn://linuxbios.org/repos/trunk/util/superiotool
It is able to detect which Super I/O is located on your mainboard,
and (if the respective code support was added), it can also dump the
contents of all registers on the Super I/O:
$ superiotool -d
This will hopefully be helpful in debugging Super I/O related problems,
e.g. with keyboards, systems sensors and fans, etc.
To make the tool more useful we need
- As many supported Super I/Os as possible.
Supporting new ones is relatively easy, but a bit time-consuming.
You have to grab the datasheet, find out the ID/version of the
Super I/O and add it in the respective file (ite.c for ITE Super I/Os,
for example). For the dump functionality you have to add a (large) table
with all registers and their defaults.
- One or two outputs of 'superiotool -d' for each supported Super I/O
for reference, so we can compare values for different boards.
If you have one of the supported Super I/Os (see table in
http://linuxbios.org/Superiotool) please run 'superiotool -d'
as root, reply to this email and submit the output.
We'll then link to your email (in the list archive) in the wiki page.
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