RB-C2 probably uses socket type AM3, which is not supported in Coreboot
currently. I wonder if your board can go through the whole image.
You can contact tim.perley(a)amd.com about the patch releasing.
From: Ward Vandewege [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, July 16, 2009 10:37 PM
To: Bao, Zheng
Subject: Re: [coreboot] [patch] [AMD Fam10] Fix confused RB-C2 and DA-C2
On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 03:40:49PM +0800, Bao, Zheng wrote:
This patch is about the DA-C2 and RB-C2. Chip with
Revision ID of 0x100F62 is DA-C2, instead of RB-C2 which was
defined in raminit_amdmct.c. RB-C2's ID is
0x100F42. The Erratas
to them are almost the same.
Aha. That would perhaps explain why my box with
Quad-Core AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 2372 HE
with revision id 0x100f42 really does not like ucode revision 92 (it
1. I really dont know what their nicknames are (Shanghai C2 or
Don't know about that.
2. About the mc_patch_01000086.h, I dont know if it is
allowed to be
If you really need it, please contact AMD Inc to see if it is
Well, I have my box booting without any ucode update. It would be nice
have mc_patch_01000086.h public if that's the revision for my cpus. Who
3. I haven't made coreboot go thoroughly on this
RB-C2. This patch is
just half tested.
I now have a working tree for Supermicro h8dmr with RB-C2 but it needs a
more tweaking and cleaning up. I hope to get that ready soon so I can
the patch to the list.
I am not confident it is 100% correct.
I'll test tonight or tomorrow and let you know how it goes.
Ward Vandewege <ward(a)gnu.org>