[coreboot] Capio II 320 and Coreboot

Jeremy Wright wrightjmf at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 22:47:04 CET 2008

Hi Juergen,

Is it that you don't have the superio (or whatever it's called)
parallel/serial card for the Capio, or does Coreboot not recognize it? I
have the card, I just need to know how to use it for debugging, or even if I

Have you tried FILO with your Capio? I got the same result with it which
makes me wonder if the problem is something other than the 82559.

On Feb 1, 2008 9:30 PM, Juergen Beisert <juergen127 at kreuzholzen.de> wrote:

> On Friday 01 February 2008 19:47, Jeremy Wright wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm new to Coreboot, but I've been able to get a BIOS burned and sort of
> > working. I'm working with a Capio II 320 (see specs below) and I've
> tried
> > using the "Axus TC320" and "ASI MB-5BLMP" build tutorials since the CPU
> and
> > chipsets are so similar. I've also tried using Etherboot and FILO as the
> > payloads with the same results. The ASI tutorial starts up and
> initializes
> > the network interface, but I never get any video. With the Axus TC320
> > tutorial, I get video, the network interface is initialized, and I get a
> > splash screen, but that's where it stops. When using Etherboot I can see
> > that the Capio starts to boot from my network boot server and then
> stops.
> > Is there a way I can get console output with the Axus TC320 setup? If I
> > could see what's going on I might be able to fix it.
> >
> > Any help will be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > Boundless (Neoware) Capio II 320
> > Cyrix MediaGXm 233MHz
> > Geode CS5530 companion device
> > Intel 82559ER Network Interface
> > 48MB DiskOnChip
> Sounds like my CAPIO Boundless II. I also tried this to boot via coreboot,
> but
> without success. There is no serial device available on this target for
> debugging purposes and the 82559 seems special as the standard etherboot
> for
> this device fails also.
> Getting a console with coreboot might help for coreboot, but etherboot for
> example cannot use it. So if etherboot fails you will stick at the same
> point.
> Juergen
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