[coreboot] Support of the new Intel Menlow/Atom platform

Ken.Fuchs at bench.com Ken.Fuchs at bench.com
Wed Jun 25 17:53:44 CEST 2008

Christophe Niclaes wrote:

> I would like to start a design based on the new
> Intel Atom (formerly Menlow) chipset.
> For those who don't know what it is, it's a new
> embedded CPU able to run at 1.7 GHz with only
> 5W power consumption.
> I would like to know if someone in the coreboot
> community is working on the support for this
> processor/chipset and what's the development state.

I asked the same question several weeks ago on this
mailing list.  No one is porting coreboot to the
Menlow Platform, but Ron Minnich did say that others
(like yourself) may be interested in such a port.
Check the mailing list archives for details of the


You are probably interested in Atom Silverthorne Z5xx
series and Poulsbo (US15W SCH) chipset:




Maybe if enough interest is expressed, someone may
start a port to the Silverthorne/Poulsbo (Menlow Platform).
The Intel reference board for Menlow is Crown Beach.


Ken Fuchs

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