[coreboot] [PATCH] Add support for Asus M4A785-M, with build instructions

Marc Jones marcj303 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 10 17:30:09 CEST 2010

On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 1:39 PM, Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com> wrote:
>> There are now three smaller patches attached:
> Much nicer!  Thanks.
>> (1) Changes specific to this board. Fairly small changes from AMD
>> Tilapia. Requires (2) to work.
> From your mainboard's Kconfig:
> +config DIMM_SUPPORT
> +       hex
> +       default 0x0004
> +       depends on CPU_AMD_SOCKET_AM3
> This really worries me.  You shouldn't need to change the type of memory on
> the Socket.  I looked at your board online, and they suggest that your board
> supports socket AM2, AM2+, and AM3.  That seems like it breaks our model.  I
> thought AM2 was DDR2 and AM3 was DDR3.

That used to be true, but you can have AM3(AM2+) with DDR2, as with
this board. Yeah, thanks AMD..... :) Connecting the socket to the
memory type was convenient, but I was never really comfortable with
it. It may be time to disconnect them.



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