[coreboot] Recent AMD chipsets

bari bari at onelabs.com
Sun Jun 22 08:29:28 CEST 2008

Niels Ole Salscheider wrote:
> Hello,
> are there any plans to port coreboot to a recent AMD chipset like 780G / 
> SB700? I would like to see coreboot running on the ASUS M3A-H/HDMI.
The AMD 690/600 is in the works.
> I am not very experienced in low-level programming but I am willing to learn 
> and to spend some time to port coreboot to that chipset.
> How far is the progress of coreboot v3? Is it a good idea to use that version 
> or is it better to use coreboot v2 and port it to v3 as soon as it is stable?
Start with V2, then it can be moved into V3.
> The flash chip on the ASUS M3A-H/HDMI is a SPI chip like the one that can be 
> found on the GIGABYTE GA-M57SLI-S4. There is a second unused position, too.
> Are there any limitations on the chips that can be used or can I use any of 
> the supported spi chips (like the MX25L3205)?
Depends on the southbridge as far as how large the spi device may be.


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