[coreboot] POST Code on LPC ??

Marc Jones marc.jones at amd.com
Wed Mar 19 19:40:07 CET 2008

Phani Babu Giddi wrote:
> Hello All,
> Is it possible be read POST Codes on LPC Bus ? The board will be very 
> similar to AMD/DB800


> There is no PCI slot on the board I plan to run coreboot. But it has a 
> LPC header that I can make use off. There is a serial port on the system 
> and this happens to be my main debugging tool, I am looking for a tool 
> that I can rely on if some thing happens before I get to see the serial 
> messages....
> If so can you please recommend the LPC POST Card that I can buy. I came 
> across "Artecgroup programmable LPC dongle" but it costs 150 EUR.

That will do more than you want but you can use it as the ROM so you 
don't have to reprogram the flash all the time. Maybe someone else knows 
of some other options.


Marc Jones
Senior Firmware Engineer
(970) 226-9684 Office
mailto:Marc.Jones at amd.com

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