[LinuxBIOS] One very important device to support

Darmawan Salihun darmawan.salihun at gmail.com
Sat Aug 18 04:55:02 CEST 2007

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 18.08.2007 01:43, Marek Artur Penther wrote:
>> I think there, about support for every clock chip (like l9248). I think this 
>> will help to overclock and/or underclock and/or for (most important) properly 
>> set speed of CPU and FSB and PCI and AGP. If you have any trouble in find 
>> datasheets about clock chips I know few web sites where anyone can download 
>> datasheets for free.
> Do you offer to write some code? Back in 2005, we had some code to
> over-/underclock hypertransport links. That code has been dropped, though.
> Even if some new code for overclocking will be written, there is still
> the question whether we want such code in LinuxBIOS. Usually people
> blame the stuff which gives them the ability to shoot themselves in the
> foot. I don't want people blaming LinuxBIOS because it allowed them to
> overclock their machines until the hardware failed.
Yeah, agree with that ;-). It shouldn't be given to the unknowns.

But, what about an "overclocking/underclocking branch" for LinuxBIOS?
I mean maybe someone interested to maintain such a branch of LinuxBIOS?
Only, a naive idea though ;-).


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