mds at mds.gotdns.com
Thu Dec 22 22:25:24 CET 2005
unless the FW is implementing a standard IPMI-BMC or there is a
published interface for the firmware, it sounds like
going through ACPI is the only solution.
Enrico Bartky wrote:
> I have (new?) information about the PC87591x Super-I/O Chip. I have
> talked to Winbond and they said, the only way to access this chip is
> through the PowerManagement channels. The problem is, there exists
> verious firmware implementations, so (I think) there exists different
> commands through these channels.
> To support this chip, there are 2 possibilities. The first is we need to
> develope a firmware. The second is to analyze the firmware. On the
> Uniwill website, there is a reader/writer for this chip
> (http://www.uniwill.com/UserDownload/N243S/N243S2.htm), included in the
> BIOS Update archive and is called ecf11t.exe. And on National's page
> there is a programming reference for the core of the chip (CR16B). The
> datasheet is available at
> Have anyone an idea, how to proceed the support? I know, none of these
> possibilities are easy to manage.
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