Winbond Watchdog

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Mon Aug 23 02:13:00 UTC 2010

On 23/08/2010, at 1:24, Xin LI wrote:

> 2010/8/7 Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at>:
>> Xin LI <delphij at> writes:
>>> I'm still polishing up the driver, there seems to be no way to figure
>>> out the base port address directly (datasheet said it's either 0x2e and
>>> 0x4e) so for now I have its device identify method to do some dirty
>>> hacks (outb/inb directly) and only check if with appropriate key entered
>>> to the port we will get non-0xff value.
>> Sounds gross, but if there's no other way, I guess it'll have to do.  I
>> imagine you check the PCI id etc. first?
> It's not a PCI device unfortunately (at least, not the one I have
> encountered on my Supermicro board).

They're LPC ISA devices, I don't know if they appear in any PNP or ACPI tables though.

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