[coreboot] Supermicro H8QME-2+ mct_d fatal exit.

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Fri Mar 5 18:05:20 CET 2010

On 3/5/10 2:33 PM, Andrew Goodbody wrote:
> Sorry, neglected to send original reply to list.
> Knut Kujat wrote:
>> Andrew Goodbody escribió:
>>> Knut Kujat wrote:
>>>> Any suggestions ?
>>> The vendor BIOS is doing some initialisation that coreboot is not.
>>> This init survives a short shutdown but is lost after a longer period
>>> without power.
>> Yes, vendor BIOS must be doing something different when initializing
>> ram. But why is coreboot working just fine up here in the lab even if I
>> let it unplugged the whole night next morning I plug it back on and it
>> works!
> Don't focus on that too much. It's probably to do with the
> environment, or even just coincidence.
I think so too.

Two more suggestions:
- compare coreboot and vendor bios with SerialICE
- try disabling all cores / cpus except the BSP to make sure the problem
is not caused by the PCI access race conditions in the Fam8 and K10 ports...


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