Re: [PATCH] Congatec CGEB base, i2c and watchdog driver support
From: Christian Gmeiner
Date: Wed Feb 13 2013 - 10:05:30 EST
2013/2/12 Sascha Hauer <s.hauer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> I'd like to come back to this topic. I have sent patches last year
> already, changes to the last time I posted this is mainly that
> I moved the CGEB base support from drivers/mfd/ to arch/x86/platform/
> like suggested by Samuel Ortiz back then.
> The following series adds support for the Congatec CGEB interface
> found on some Congatec x86 boards. The CGEB interface is a BIOS
> interface which provides access to onboard peripherals like I2C
> busses and watchdogs. It works by mapping BIOS code and searching
> for magic values which specify the entry points to the CGEB call.
> The CGEB call is an API provided by the BIOS which provides access
> to the functions in an ioctl like fashion.
> For more information about the CGEB API have a look at:
> This document only describes the C API, unfortunately not the
> underlying BIOS interface.
> Also added are two users of this interface, a i2c master driver
> and a watchdog driver.
> Comments very appreciated.
against what version is this patch set? Would like to try it out but it fails
to apply to 3.8-rc7.
Christian Gmeiner, MSc
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