Re: [RFC][PATCH] LED Class support for Soekris net48xx

From: Eric Lammerts
Date: Sat Jul 22 2006 - 23:58:17 EST

Chris Boot wrote:
I'd love to find a way of detecting a Soekris net48xx device
> but there is no DMI or any Soekris-specific PCI devices.

You could do ugly things like this:

int i;
char *bios = __va(0xf0000);

for(i = 0; i < 0x10000 - 19; i++) {
if(memcmp(bios + i, "Soekris Engineering", 19) == 0) {
printk("soekris string found at 0x%x\n", i);

The string "net4801" is also in there (although I'm using a 4826).

If anyone knows a better way, I'd like to know it too.

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