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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@ppc970.osdl.org>2005-04-16 15:20:36 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@ppc970.osdl.org>2005-04-16 15:20:36 -0700
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Initial git repository build. I'm not bothering with the full history, even though we have it. We can create a separate "historical" git archive of that later if we want to, and in the meantime it's about 3.2GB when imported into git - space that would just make the early git days unnecessarily complicated, when we don't have a lot of good infrastructure for it. Let it rip!
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+Kernel driver i2c-ali1535
+Supported adapters:
+ * Acer Labs, Inc. ALI 1535 (south bridge)
+ Datasheet: Now under NDA
+ http://www.ali.com.tw/eng/support/datasheet_request.php
+ Frodo Looijaard <frodol@dds.nl>,
+ Philip Edelbrock <phil@netroedge.com>,
+ Mark D. Studebaker <mdsxyz123@yahoo.com>,
+ Dan Eaton <dan.eaton@rocketlogix.com>,
+ Stephen Rousset<stephen.rousset@rocketlogix.com>
+This is the driver for the SMB Host controller on Acer Labs Inc. (ALI)
+M1535 South Bridge.
+The M1535 is a South bridge for portable systems. It is very similar to the
+M15x3 South bridges also produced by Acer Labs Inc. Some of the registers
+within the part have moved and some have been redefined slightly.
+Additionally, the sequencing of the SMBus transactions has been modified to
+be more consistent with the sequencing recommended by the manufacturer and
+observed through testing. These changes are reflected in this driver and
+can be identified by comparing this driver to the i2c-ali15x3 driver. For
+an overview of these chips see http://www.acerlabs.com
+The SMB controller is part of the M7101 device, which is an ACPI-compliant
+Power Management Unit (PMU).
+The whole M7101 device has to be enabled for the SMB to work. You can't
+just enable the SMB alone. The SMB and the ACPI have separate I/O spaces.
+We make sure that the SMB is enabled. We leave the ACPI alone.
+This driver controls the SMB Host only. This driver does not use