[coreboot] recent mainboard with coreboot support and certain requirements
ward at gnu.org
Fri Mar 28 14:52:08 CET 2008
On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 02:34:38PM +0100, Paul Menzel wrote:
> I want to buy a new mainboard with the following features.
> 1. It has to be supported by coreboot.
> 2. I want to have a board with onboard graphics, since I do not play any
> games. I hope to save power this way.
> 3. Probably it should support a processor with at least 2 GHz.
> 4. Firewire would be nice.
Buy a gigabyte M57SLI. It fits all these requirements.
The main downside is that it has soldered-on rom chip.
> - GIGABYTE_GA-2761GXDK  (the link in the wiki on the board 
> somehow leads to )
This board is not available anywhere, afaik.
> That is why I am planning to buy the ASUS M2V-MX SE  having read the
> announcement from Rudolf Marek .
Yeah, that's another option, and it has a socketed rom chip.
Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator
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