Re: [PARPORT] SuperIO probes

From: Gunther Mayer (
Date: Tue Mar 27 2001 - 13:54:03 EST

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    Tim Waugh wrote:
    > I am worried about the SuperIO 'cold-call' probes (the ones that
    > aren't triggered by PCI IDs). I've heard the first report that they
    > are responsible for a machine lock-up..
    > Gunther, once the ACPI/PnP stuff is stable and in the mainstream
    > kernel, the old SuperIO stuff can come out, can't it?

    Yes, it can be removed because we will get the info by better means
    and probing unknown ioports is dangerous. As dicussed earlier a user
    space utility would fit the needs better.

    Regards, Gunther

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