[LinuxBIOS] standard hardware interface

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Tue Aug 22 12:48:49 CEST 2006

* Rogelio Serrano <rogelio.serrano at gmail.com> [060822 09:21]:
> Is there a de facto standard for ram controllers?
> If none which chipset is close to being a de facto standard?

No, each chipset/dram controller needs to be supported individually
on the bios level. All AMD K8 boards are somewhat similar to each other,
as the memory controller is in the CPU. Intel controllers might be
similar across the product lines as well from the software side.

> Same question for pci

PCI is pretty much standardized: http://www.pcisig.com/

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