[coreboot] Porting coreboot to Intel Atom (Silverthorne) & SCH US15W (Poulsbo) chipset

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Thu Apr 16 06:39:30 CEST 2009

On Wed, 15 Apr 2009 19:51:59 -0400, Corey Osgood <corey.osgood at gmail.com>
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 6:40 PM, <Ken.Fuchs at bench.com> wrote:
>> The i945/ICH7M would be a far better final target for an Atom chipset
>> and has none of the above mentioned issues.  Of course you would need
>> to use Diamondville Atom rather Silverthorne Atom in this case.
> The problem with i945, from what I've read, is that the i945 chipset uses
> as
> much or perhaps more power then the CPU, which makes it less than ideal
> for
> low power embedded systems, especially battery powered ones e.g. nettops.
Looks like the ECS 945GCT-D might be a good starting choice. It looks like
the SPI has a dip socket already :-)

Joseph Smith

More information about the coreboot mailing list