[LinuxBIOS] SPD as debug channel

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Dec 1 23:11:40 CET 2006

> The place I order production boards from (local fab) do have 1.2mm
> laminate but the minimum order they do is one full panel (about .5m2)
> - that means a big bag of boards. :)

Real cheap-skates just demolish an existing (already broken) DIMM ;-)

> If there's interest I'll be happy to make a DDR2 board that does high
> speed SPD<->USB.

Why USB?  RS232 is soooo much simpler, can connect to anything without
special software / drivers needed.

> This is pretty special-purpose though. Perhaps time would be better
> spent on the LPC thingy, since they can be used for testing too.

Many systems don't have LPC and it's getting worse.  An LPC thing
would be useful, of course.


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