[coreboot] H8DME-2 woes, hints?
joe.korty at ccur.com
Fri May 7 14:51:09 CEST 2010
On Fri, May 07, 2010 at 05:57:35AM -0400, Arne Georg Gleditsch wrote:
> Joe Korty <joe.korty at ccur.com> writes:
> > As a first time coreboot user, I thought that I should first try it out
> > on a supported board. That way I would learn the ropes a bit before even
> > thinking about doing something more challenging.
> > Naturally I am having troubles. I suspect that as a newbie I am probably
> > doing something stupid. But then I've heard that mb manufacturers like
> > to change things around without notice, so maybe I'm doing things right
> > and what was once a supported mb, no longer is.
> > The hardware:
> > SuperMicro H8DME-2.
> > Four 1Gbyte DDR2-667/533/400 Registered ECC SDRAM sticks from Crucial.
> > Two Quad-Core AMD 2378 2.4 GHz Processors.
> > Onboard video.
> > One SATA disk.
> > One PATA DVD-ROM reader.
> > NULL modem serial cable from COM1 to COM1 on another PC.
> > The details:
> > When booting coreboot, nothing happens for about 45 seconds.
> > Then the fans speed up to high and some messages start appearing
> > on the serial line. These messages print rather slowly (maybe
> > 1 second/message). They are:
> > coreboot-4.0-r5521M Wed May 5 10:53:42 EDT 2010 starting...
> > *sysinfo range: [000cf000,000cf730]
> > bsp_apicid=00
> > Enabling routing table for node 00 done.
> > Enabling SMP settings
> > (0,1) link=00
> This looks like the bootup code for gen f Opterons. It doesn't look
> like the h8dme has a fam10 variant yet, which is what you need for the
> 2378 CPUs.
I'll have to figure out how to proceed from here.
On a side note, it _looks_ like the slowdown might be due to the udelay
unification. Still bisecting.
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