[coreboot] [v2] ACPI on m57sli

Ward Vandewege ward at gnu.org
Tue May 26 23:13:02 CEST 2009

On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 11:07:20PM +0200, Ronald Hoogenboom wrote:
> I've tried Harald Gutman's ACPI patch for gigabyte m57sli and I can
> successfully boot Linux with it (straight from flash, 2MB), and, as a
> bonus, the proprietary NVIDIA driver for X works too with full glx
> acceleration, hurray!
> There are still some errors in dmesg regarding ACPI, though, which is
> probably why the powernow cpu frequency scaling doesn't work yet. Most
> notably the FACP checksum is incorrect. 
> For some strange reason, the ethernet device is 'renamed' to eth1, eth0
> doesn't work.

That's probably caused by udev, because the mac address for the network
device is stored in the rom image (talk about an ... unfortunate design
decision...) in mcp55.


Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior Systems Administrator

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