[coreboot] i840 coreboot challenge

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Tue Jun 8 21:39:15 CEST 2010

On 06/08/2010 02:35 PM, Cristi Magherusan wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-04-27 at 08:43 -0400, Joseph Smith wrote:
>> On Mon, 26 Apr 2010 17:13:41 -0400, Joseph Smith<joe at settoplinux.org>
>> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I want to propose a "coreboot challenge" to first port coreboot to the
>>> i840 chpset, second port coreboot to support a very rare i840 dual cpu
>>> board, third instead of RAMBUS (which i840 is designed for) this board
>>> uses SDRAM. I think this would be a very interesting port for coreboot.
>>> The board is a AMI Megatrends MegaDual. The user manual can be found
>>> here: http://www.ami.com/support/doc/MegaDual_mb_man.PDF
>>> I have four of these rare boards and am willing to donate three of them
>>> (one person each, less shipping costs of course) to anyone who is
>>> willing to take on this challenge. Let me know if your interested.
>>> P.S.: the first person to boot to a Linux command line gets the grand
>>> prize, a big fat cookie :-)
>> Attached is a pic of the board, in case your curious.
>> --
>> Thanks,
>> Joseph Smith
>> Set-Top-Linux
>> www.settoplinux.org
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> Hi Joe,
> It it still offer valid? I could give it a try since next month, but I
> also need a CPU(or two?). I think I still have some SDRAM somewhere, and
> I think I have the rest of the components...
> It really looks like great fun.
Hello Cristi,
Yes I still have a board available for you. I might even have some 
processors around to throw in. Send me an email offlist and we will 
figure out the shipping stuff. Looking forward to coreboot on this board :-)

Joseph Smith

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