[coreboot] [v2] r4317 - trunk/coreboot-v2/src/northbridge/via/vx800
corey.osgood at gmail.com
Thu May 28 13:26:21 CEST 2009
There are several boards currently running without SPD data, the one I'm
looking at right now is the pcengines alix1c. Have a look at how it works
there, it seems like a reasonable way to do things.
On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 4:07 AM, Richard Smith <smithbone at gmail.com> wrote:
> Peter Stuge wrote:
>> svn at coreboot.org wrote:
>>> Make directory hierarchy flat to match the same layout we use
>>> for other chipsets, as suggested on IRC.
>> I don't agree so much with this but oh well.
>> Maybe there will be opportunity for unifying DDR2 code.
> If you are going to flatten the structure then you should also probably
> correct the companion chip name. The code base this was started from was
> vx800 but its been modified for the vx855. At the time OLPC got the code
> the mods were already made so we don't know exactly what what changed from
> vx800 to vx855.
> The vx855 is a subset of the vx800. The code will probably work on a vx800
> but I'm sure there are subtle differences. Perhaps you should rename it to
> be vx8xx and then start dealing with the differences when you find them.
> In other news... we have our Gen 1.5 hardware booting (OpenFirmware) and
> Linux. Most stuff seems to work but its still in testing.
> The bad news is that the vx8xx code won't work on the gen 1.5 ATest board
> as written. We ended up having to use different RAM chips and so there is
> not an SPD on the ATest. Also there are various things different in the RAM
> subsystems between the vx555 demo board we had and the gen 1.5 Atest. The
> code has various bits of hardcoded things for the demo board.
> The good news is that all of these settings are in the OpenFirmware
> repository. So you can go get the proper settings.
> Is there any sort of facility in the config files for a SPDless board?
> Bari: Sorry I've not yet responded to your graphics email.. I'll try to
> scratch out some time tonight to respond with whats going on in graphics.
> Richard A. Smith
> smithbone at gmail.com
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