[coreboot] recent mainboard with coreboot support and certain requirements
ward at gnu.org
Sat Mar 29 12:58:43 CET 2008
On Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 09:57:49AM +0100, Paul Menzel wrote:
> 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.
Ah, you're right, I looked over that one requirement.
> > > 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.
Great. I'm sure Rudolf will be glad if you can help test/port the board.
Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator
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