[coreboot] Support for Google CR-48/Atom N455
bwhite82 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 3 22:25:22 CET 2011
Thanks Crisit for getting back to me. I have indeed flashed it with flashrom
in Ubuntu. I will see what I can do about details of the northbridge.
On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 12:07 PM, Cristi Magherusan <
cristi.magherusan at net.utcluj.ro> wrote:
> În Dum, Ianuarie 2, 2011 4:31, Brandon White a scris:
> > Hello all. Someone was accidentally sent a CR-48 that had Windows 7
> > pre-installed and an actual BIOS instead of Google's EFI. Anways, he
> > uploaded the BIOS, I was able to flash it and after that I installed
> > Ubuntu
> > as a dual boot with Chrome OS. I was wondering if Coreboot was possible
> > this machine? I have attached everything asked for in the wiki.
> > Thanks,
> > Brandon
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> Flashrom seems to support your flash, but writes weren't tested/confirmed
> to work yet on the flashrom wiki. Did you flash it using Frashrom?
> The ICH7 southbridge is supported, no idea about the northbridge, you
> might need doc from Intel, which is hard to get unless you have an NDA.
> If you are lucky, the SMSC SCH5317 SuperIO might be easy to support, by
> porting the code for SCH5307 which is already supported.
> I have no clue about the other superIO chip or what could it be used for.
> maybe we don't need it at all for system init.
> Also, thew board might have an Embedded Controller, which might make
> things even harder.
> Good luck!
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