[coreboot] SPD sanity check

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Fri Oct 2 13:56:00 CEST 2009

On Fri, 02 Oct 2009 13:53:43 +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger
<c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
> On 02.10.2009 13:46, Joseph Smith wrote:
>> On Thu, 1 Oct 2009 20:39:40 -0700, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>> I think one of those SPD dumps is good, one bad, but I want to see
>>> what anyone else thinks.
>> You know Ron you could always compare the JEDEC registers with the dimms
>> manufacturers specifications to find out if the register values are good
> or
>> not.
> decode-dimms (or decode-dimms.pl) from lm-sensors is extremely useful
> for this. Run it on a working system and it will dump the content of all
> SPDs and show the meaning of the values stored there.
> If you want, you can compare these results with the output of the
> coreboot SPD dump.
Good idea C-D :-)

Joseph Smith

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