[coreboot] Wyse S10 Information

Oliver Schinagl oliver at schinagl.nl
Fri May 28 10:51:26 CEST 2010

On 05/28/10 01:17, Joseph Smith wrote:
> On 05/27/2010 07:14 PM, Nils wrote:
>> Oliver wrote:
>>> The reason why it's not working now, is because I get a message from
>>> the pata_cs5536 driver that IDE is disabled by the bios; and of course
>>> no option to enable it.
>> This is the same problem i had with the S50.
>> The problem is that the bios has configured the CS5536 for flash(board).
>> You have to enable the flash driver in the kernel(MTD? i think)
>> It is not a usual ide device.
>>> Also, I can boot a Ubuntu 10.04 USB stick (syslinux basically) and pxe
>>> with the module present, but I cannot seem to boot a USB stick with
>>> just grub on it, if the IDE module is in place. I think grub tries to
>>> probe the IDE device, but fails or is on an extremly long timeout.
>>> Strings revealed usernames, hostnames etc used by the OS/rdp/ica
>>> clients in the bios.rom I extracted; I cannot belive a flash image
>>> somewhere would write it's information into the flash chip. I'm very
>>> convinced that wyse OS is somewhere in the 2Megabyte flash and (even
>>> according to the specs) that is all that is available to the
>>> thinclient.
>> Ok the flashrom chip in the S50 is 256KB.
>> In the S50 only the bios is in the chip.
>> The operating system "Linux v6" is on the flashboard.
> Interesting. Linux sees and can access IDE flash drive on S30 just
> fine...
Very interesting indeed; could I ask for your lspci -vvvnnn aswell so we
can compare the 3? (Or am I being to greedy :)

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