[coreboot] I865 memory controller status

Corey Osgood corey.osgood at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 18:25:35 CEST 2011

On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 10:38 AM, James Wall <scouter389 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Apr 5, 2011 9:02 AM, "Idwer Vollering" <vidwer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2011/4/5 James Wall <scouter389 at gmail.com>:
>> > Hello all,
>> > What is the status of the i865 memory controller?
>> That chipset as a whole is (currently) unsupported, however plans to
>> support it are there.
>> RAM init is work in progress, another developer and I have a total of
>> three i865 boards. Since RAM init is the hardest part, and we don't
>> work on it full time, support can be expected anything but soon.
>> All I have at this moment is nonworking code, it dies/stops in the
>> beginning of RAM init. I expect to be working on this somewhat more
>> frequent/intensive in two or three weeks.
>> Idwer
> I am willing to test but I have very little coding knowledge, mostly bash
> scripts and hello world c programming skills.

Well most of coreboot coding is pci_write_configX(whatever the
datasheet tells you). The hard part is figuring out all the stuff the
datasheet doesn't tell you :(


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