[coreboot] RCA RM4100 vs Thomson IP1000

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Sun May 18 14:36:23 CEST 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org [mailto:coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org]
> On Behalf Of ron minnich
> Sent: Saturday, May 17, 2008 11:34 PM
> To: joe at settoplinux.org
> Cc: Corey Osgood; coreboot at coreboot.org
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] RCA RM4100 vs Thomson IP1000
> On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 6:43 PM, Joseph Smith <joe at settoplinux.org> wrote:
> > Could I just put a PCI card in it, boot it up and see what happens? I
> could
> > always try the kernel option.. I think it was irq_poll? The option that
> > probs the hardware directly for irq's. It also tells you how it is
> > conneted, via A, B, C, or D. What do you think?
> always try to run getpir first, and never trust the results until
> verified with at least one card .
Not sure what you mean. Run getpir with the original bios?
As I told Uwe, this option is not possible. There was no possible way to run
Linux with the original bios. Now that Linux is running on it is a real


Could I just put a PCI card in it, coreboot it up, run getpir and see if the
card is detected???

Joseph Smith

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