[LinuxBIOS] what is the fastest speed of BIOS socket?

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Feb 7 23:42:21 CET 2006

Miernik wrote:
> What is the transfer rate and latency of the interface between the CPU
> and the BIOS socket in motherboards like Via Epia or Tyan Opteron
> boards?
> What I am thinking to do is to put very fast SRAM there (it should work,
> shouldn't it?), battery backed up of course, and run the LinuxBIOS and
> kernel XiP eXecute in Place (without copying to RAM). Would that work?
> Imagine I could put 8 MB of fast SRAM there.

won't help. The timing is set by chipset. faster part won't run faster.

I wish it would.


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