[LinuxBIOS] help selecting bios savour for EPIA-M

Peter Stuge stuge-linuxbios at cdy.org
Mon Jun 19 17:18:02 CEST 2006

On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 08:58:42AM +0100, Jonathan McDowell wrote:
> > Also one other question :) If the M board takes a 1Mb Flash, can I use
> > a 2Mb Flash chip? (or takes a 2Mb and use a 4Mb) will the board accept
> > it? would i be able to access the extra space for, say installing a
> > kernel or other software?
> I believe this depends on the board; you need the extra address line(s)
> brought out to the socket for it to work. I haven't tried it myself. The
> EPIA-M is a 2M (ie 256Kbyte) part.

If the part is connected via an LPC bus no more lines are needed, but
then it's up to the address decoder in the southbridge. I don't know
if they typically only decode limited ranges to the LPC bus.


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