[coreboot] motherboards support SMM

Stefan Reinauer stefan.reinauer at coresystems.de
Sun Oct 24 01:55:55 CEST 2010

On 10/23/10 2:16 PM, Keith Hui wrote:
>> Why are you so interested in SMM?
>> As I mentioned above, coreboot will avoid using SMM unless it is a
>> requirement for a particular platform.
>> If you want to add SMM to a platform where it is not used currently
>> (and thus not required for coreboot) then it seems that you you have
>> a lot of research and development ahead of you.
> Is it possible to have ACPI support for a board without SMM?
On (some) intel chipsets you will lack certain features, like some means
of flash protection and acpi power off.

But it's generally possible. AMD systems usually seem to need less SMI.


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