[LinuxBIOS] 440bx stuff
smithbone at gmail.com
Sun Nov 5 20:06:40 CET 2006
Uwe Hermann wrote:
>> This has been done. It's now i82371eb.
> Why not 82371eb (that's the official name AFAIK)? Is there some
> requirement that directories have to start with a letter?
Its a C thing. You can't start a variable with a number. That allows
you to match the directory name to the struct statements in the code.
> I think I'll have a look at this in the next few days. But I might use
> the 855pm code (derived from e7501) as a basis, that looks even better.
the e7501 datasheet has a date on it thats almost a full year earlier
than the 855pm. I think the register names and operation may be closer
to the 440bx. But feel free to use whatever. Its mostly about framework.
Richard A. Smith
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