Via/EPIA Status

Ronald G. Minnich rminnich at
Mon Nov 15 18:38:00 CET 2004

On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 mark.wilkinson at wrote:

> Hi Ron, All
>       Just a quick update on the status of the Via/Epia.
> I have it booting now, from cold start/reset to payload.
> Problems :-
>    - Possible timing problem in smbus
>       - causes memory modules not to be found,
>         worked around this by adding a slight delay into raminit.c

actually, look at my code for the i82801dbm early smbus. You need to wait 
for smbus to start before you wait for it to stop. MUCH better than a 

>    - Filo not seeing ide disks
>       - this is probably due to fixups on southbridge being run to enable
>         ide and/or nic. Could be

I have a new FILO that is better; want it?


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