[coreboot] [PATCH][cbv2]Add serial port information to lbtable
stepan at coresystems.de
Sat Feb 9 18:14:11 CET 2008
* Patrick Georgi <patrick at georgi-clan.de> [080116 19:20]:
> Am Mittwoch, den 16.01.2008, 16:03 +0100 schrieb Uwe Hermann:
> > Have you checked lxbios continues to work after the changes?
> No, will do.
> > I think not all of the boards define it, and even if they did,
> I'll fix that.
> > TTYS0_BASE implies COM1, which is not always what you want.
> > We need a mechanism to allow other ports here (COM2, COM3, COM4).
> I won't work on infrastructure improvements for v2 if I can help it.
> > Yes, I think it's just a name, in theory you could assign any value
> > to TTYS0_BASE, but you get the point.
> "ttys0" is rather meaningless by itself. What if it means "0th serial
> port we use" (emphasis on the last two words)? A stable name would be
> "COM1" in my opinion...
Yes, that's what the SuperIO datasheets use. In theory it is possible to
put io 2e8 to what is COM1 in the superio, but that doesn't make all too
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