[coreboot] [RFC] First K8 board to port to v3
c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Wed Mar 12 19:34:24 CET 2008
On 12.03.2008 14:26, Rudolf Marek wrote:
> Hi all,
>> - VIA K8T890: Source available, docs available slowly with NDA (Rudolf
>> has them), vendor somewhat cooperative, availability limited.
> K8T890CE (CE I have)
> I have now also a K8T890CF datasheet.
>> - VIA K8M890: No source, no docs available yet (Rudolf is working on
>> this), vendor somewhat cooperative, readily available. (Rumored to be
>> similar to K8T890.)
> I have now received datasheets+pg for: K8M890 and VT8237A
> I will take a look more into this in the evening. Everything looks
> similar to what I have already.
> Asus M2V-MX SE has the chipset and costs around 36EUR. (new)
> Form your survey:
> Asus M2V-MX, K8M890, VT8237A, SATA-II (43 €)
> Asus M2V-MX SE, K8M890, VT8237S, SATA-II (38 €)
> MSI K9VGM-V, K8M890, VT8237A, SATA-I (38 €)
The MSI board only has 150 MB/s SATA-I, so I'd like to pick one of the
Asus boards. The M2V-MX SE seems to use soldered SPI flash, so it is not
an ideal target. That leaves us with the M2V-MX.
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