[coreboot] Newbie to coreboot with a 845G chipset

A.Haq Abbad haqman at gmail.com
Tue Apr 13 21:51:17 CEST 2010

So you advice me to install coreboot on it?
the motherboard is not mentioned on the website, but the chipset is!


On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 6:44 PM, Qing Pei Wang <wangqingpei at gmail.com>wrote:

> if you want to try xp/DOS, Seabios would be the only choice. and it is
> unnecessary to use kernel as payload(as a matter of fact, i doubt if it can
> be taken as payload).
> i think filo will be the easiest payload as the same.
> On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 10:52 PM, A.Haq Abbad <haqman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All
>> Intel® 845G chipset
>> Southbridge 82801
>> P4 2.4GHz
>> From Compaq Evo D310 DT (Custom Mobo, P4B266-VMX)
>> Any recomemendations?
>> Which payload to choose? I want to start with a basic one, will be using
>> Linux mostly, but I do want to try XP and DOS perhaps.
>> SeaBios seems good, but on the Wiki, it only mentions coreboot v3, and not
>> 4! I hope it's a typo.
>> I don't think I can use a Linux kernel as a payload, as the chip only has
>> 512KB.
>> How risky is it to render the PC useless? Note that the BIOS chip is
>> soldered into the Mobo :\
>> and I doubt I'd be bothered to buy a new one and solder it.
>> Time to complete the whole thing? If too long, I'll do it on the weekend.
>> Thanks.
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