[LinuxBIOS] different versions of the GA-M57SLI-S4 (PLCC vs SPI)

Harald Gutmann harald.gutmann at gmx.net
Wed Dec 5 11:50:35 CET 2007

Am Sonntag, 2. Dezember 2007 16:08:12 schrieb echelon at free.fr:
>  Great work Richard!
>  In fact what you have found, confirms the theory of one of my cow-workers
> that sometimes MB manufacturers ask chip makers to issue "custom" revisions
> for some types of components used in new series of a MB. (Of course the
> specs of these revisions remain strictly confidential naturally.. why they
> do this one can simply wonder.. after all business is business so what?!..)
>  Btw what are the issues that remain unsolved on this board? (I know, I
> know, I have to check the wiki..). What is the priority for this board?
>   Florentin

one of the main big things on that board is the missing ACPI implementation.
the other issues seem to be just little things:
flashrom isn't working when lb is booted.
you need "NoDDC2" in your xorg.conf, else the startup of the x-server is 
really slow.

regards, harald

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