[LinuxBIOS] Intel E7501 Northbridge head-scratching

YhLu YhLu at tyan.com
Fri May 27 19:28:56 CEST 2005

What i did about Intel LinuxBIOS support
1. change ICH5 to ICH5R in v1.
2. move E7501 and ICH5R from V1 and V2.

For SB, documentation should be enough.
For NB, I guess there is some undocumented info, and you may talk to intel
directly or hack it out.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steven J. Magnani [mailto:steve at digidescorp.com] 
> Sent: Friday, May 27, 2005 10:22 AM
> To: YhLu; linuxbios at openbios.org
> Subject: RE: [LinuxBIOS] Intel E7501 Northbridge head-scratching
> > Maybe change to use AMD or other platform, or even PowerPC.
> The architecture is fixed. I either have to find a way to 
> make LinuxBIOS work with it, or switch to something else. 
> Which comes back to my original question...is there any more 
> information available on the undocumented things the 
> LinuxBIOS E7501 code does? Does the LinuxBIOS community 
> support this code, or recommend against using it?
> Steve

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