[coreboot] Is my mainboard Asus K8N-DL with Nvidia CK804 chipset supported by Coreboot?

Paul Menzel paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Aug 19 09:53:50 CEST 2011

Am Freitag, den 19.08.2011, 09:17 +0200 schrieb Anders Jenbo:
> "Larry G. Vidrine" <papalar at illicom.net> wrote:
> > I have an Asus K8N-DL mainboard with nvidia CK-804 chipset. I canonly find A8N 
> > boards with CK-804 chipset in the list of supported boards.
> > My question is: is my mainboard supported by Coreboot?

> You did not provide the lspci and other required info as mentioned on
> the wiki,

Please take a look at the FAQ entry »Will coreboot work on my
machine?« [1].

> but with a NVIDIA chip I can be pretty sure when I say no, as they do
> not provide the necessary info for there chips to be supported.

Well the Nvidia CK804 is an except with the MCP55 [2][3].

Larry, what is your background knowledge? If the other components are
already supported composing an image should work. I do not know how well
tested the latest coreboot revisions are though for the listed boards.
So you would have to do some testing. Do you already have backup flash
chips [4]?



[1] http://www.coreboot.org/FAQ#Will_coreboot_work_on_my_machine.3F
[2] http://www.coreboot.org/Supported_Chipsets_and_Devices
[3] http://www.coreboot.org/Supported_Motherboards#Desktops_.2F_Workstations 
[4] http://www.coreboot.org/FAQ#Where_can_I_buy_BIOS_chips_.28empty_or_pre-flashed.29.3F
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