[coreboot] [PATCH 0/6] Intel EP80579

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Wed Aug 20 18:26:55 CEST 2008

Hi Ed,

On 20.08.2008 18:17, Ed Swierk wrote:
> The following set of patches implement support for the Intel EP80579
> Integrated Processor (codename "Tolapai"). This is a fairly powerful
> system-on-a-chip (SoC), integrating a CPU, northbridge, southbridge,
> SuperIO and (optionally) various security and signal processing
> accelerators in a single package. Power consumption ranges from 11 W
> for the 600 MHz non-accelerated version to 21 W for the 1.2 GHz
> accelerated version.
> From a software perspective, the EP80579 is essentially a Pentium M
> CPU core glued to an Intel 3100 northbridge/southbridge/SuperIO, with
> a slightly fancier DDR2 memory controller. Thus my patches augment the
> existing Intel 3100 code in coreboot.
> The code was written using information in the datasheet available on
> the Intel web site, and has been tested on an EP80579 Development
> Board (codename "Truxton"), booting a Linux kernel payload.

Great work! I hope we can get a review done soon and merge it.

(I'd like to have this in v3 as well, but I think that's a task left for



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