[coreboot] recent mainboard with coreboot support and certain requirements
paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Sat Mar 29 09:57:49 CET 2008
thank you for your answer.
Am Freitag, den 28.03.2008, 09:52 -0400 schrieb Ward Vandewege:
> 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.
According to  it does not fulfill 2., or do I miss something.
> 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 unfortunate. For clarification: This board does not fulfill 4.
> > 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.
Ok. It looks like, I am going to order this next week.
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