[coreboot] Is PI-AM2RS780G supported ?

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Tue Jun 30 11:14:46 CEST 2009

Alois Schlögl wrote:
> /var/log/kern.log still contains this message:
> Jun 30 08:37:56 bcipc038 kernel: [    4.123091] powernow-k8: Found 1 AMD
> Phenom(tm) 9750 Quad-Core Processor processors (4 cpu cores) (version
> 2.20.00)
> Jun 30 08:37:56 bcipc038 kernel: [    4.123109] [Firmware Bug]:
> powernow-k8: Your BIOS does not provide ACPI _PSS objects in a way that
> Linux understands. Please report this to the Linux ACPI maintainers and
> complain to your BIOS vendor.

I think the BIOS basically does not properly support either your CPU
or Linux or the combination of the two. :\

> The reduction of the shutdown time from 50 min to 5 min makes the
> situation even worse.

I understand. It should be equally easy to flash an older version of
the BIOS using flashrom to get the old behavior back.


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