[coreboot] Intel Core 2 Duo L7400 with MB chipset Intel 7100

joe at smittys.pointclark.net joe at smittys.pointclark.net
Tue Mar 11 21:45:55 CET 2008

Quoting Remi Lefevre <rlefevre at gmail.com>:

> Hi everyone,
> At first, this project is great, thanks to everyone that contributed
> to make it alive.
> I build a new embedded system (Linux based) and seriously consider for
> various reasons to replace the proprietary BIOS by coreboot.
> Before promising heaven to business guys, I would like to see if
> nothing will prevent me to realize it.
> My system will probably have the following components:
> * CPU: Core 2 Duo L7400
>         - Overview: http://www.intel.com/design/intarch/core2duo/316663.pdf
>         - Core 2 Duo datasheet:
> http://www.intel.com/design/mobile/datashts/316745.htm
> * MB chipset: Intel 3100
>         - Overview: http://www.intel.com/design/intarch/prodbref/315817.htm
>         - Datasheet: http://www.intel.com/design/intarch/datashts/313458.htm
> * The motherboard will probably be custom (at least adapted) and I
> don't have enough information yet to provide.
> Without wasting time from you, do you see anything that could prevent
> me to port coreboot to this system (given your Intel NDA experience or
> whatever...)
> This port would surely contribute to the coreboot repository.
I don't see anything that would prevent you from porting coreboot to  
this board, except that the chips are not supported yet, so you would  
have alot of work ahead of you....

Thanks - Joe

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