[coreboot] [PATCH] Implement GPIO configuration options forIntel 3100 southbridge
joe at settoplinux.org
Thu May 8 03:44:22 CEST 2008
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> On Behalf Of Ed Swierk
> Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2008 5:44 PM
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> Subject: Re: [coreboot] [PATCH] Implement GPIO configuration options
> forIntel 3100 southbridge
> On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 2:28 PM, Joe <joe at settoplinux.org> wrote:
> > The gpio settings very from board to board. Why not leave this up to
> > mainboard?
> Some settings are board-specific but others are required by the
> chipset. For example the Intel 3100 datasheet says software is
> required to drive a handful of GPIOs in a particular way.
> As long as the chipset code has to deal with GPIOs, it may as well try
> to abstract away some of the boilerplate code and magic values, making
> it easier to port to a new mainboard.
> And the code already exists, so why not use it?
I guess it is just a matter of how you want to set it up. Either way works
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