Subject: Re: Sierra Wireless Aircard A555
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/27/2004 13:42:04
On Monday 27 September 2004 01:17 pm, Charles M. Hannum wrote:
> 1) You definitely need to have a "default" I/O range (i.e. 0); 2e8 is
> likely to conflict with another serial port and therefore fail.


> 2) It doesn't matter that much, but you generally shouldn't set IO16 on a
> pure 8250-like serial device.

Got it.

> 3) The config entry number, at least, doesn't seem likely to work on the
> A555. Otherwise it doesn't look so bad, but I'd prefer to make the A555
> code emulate the replacement CIS exactly.  (Actually, I was thinking about
> adding a way to insert an actual replacement CIS structure rather than our
> pre-parsed version.)

I was hoping I could just feed a binary dump of the CIS into some parser and 
have it make that structure for me, but I more or less did a quick hack.  Do 
you want to take it from here, or should I hack on things?