[coreboot] More v3 questions/issues

Corey Osgood corey.osgood at gmail.com
Thu Dec 18 07:38:27 CET 2008

On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 11:04 PM, Corey Osgood <corey.osgood at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 8:55 PM, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
>> Corey Osgood wrote:
>> > would there be any problem with calling functions to enable mtrrs
>> > and the cache (if it's not already) from the end of disable_car()?
>> None whatsoever. Commit at will.
> It didn't help, disable_car() already does essentially the same thing;
> disable cache, enable mtrrs, re-enable cache. I'm comparing memtest between
> the stock bios and coreboot right now, the throughput for the stock bios is
> 6122MB/s for L1 cache and 574MB/s for memory. With v2, it's 3265 and 191,
> respectively (using ROMCC), with v3 it's 15 and 18. So something's not right
> somewhere. The other thing is that in v2 and v3, the CPU is only running at
> 800MHz in memtest, but with the stock BIOS it runs at 1.5GHz, that's
> probably the reason for the differing cache throughputs. Anyways, I'm diving
> into both v2 and v3 and trying to track down why this is running so slowly.

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