[coreboot] Patch set updated for coreboot: 08b1466 Add support for A-Open DXPL Plus-U motherboard
paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Oct 19 18:48:40 CEST 2011
Dear Kyösti Mälkki,
Am Mittwoch, den 19.10.2011, 18:00 +0200 schrieb Kyösti Mälkki:
> Kyösti Mälkki (kyosti.malkki at gmail.com) just uploaded a new patch set to gerrit, which you can find at http://review.coreboot.org/303
> commit 08b14667047688b52aab01c686c42ea9ac458815
> Author: Kyösti Mälkki <kyosti.malkki at gmail.com>
> Date: Mon Oct 17 18:08:13 2011 +0300
> Add support for A-Open DXPL Plus-U motherboard
these are great news. Thank you for your work and patches!
> This is an old (pre-2005) entry-level server mainboard.
The manual  is available but I could not find a product page.
> The code is adapted from mainboard/intel/xe7501devkit.
> Featured chips:
> - Dual socket604
> - E7505 northbridge
> - 82801DB southbridge (with EHCI debug port)
> - 82870p2 PCI-X bridge
> - LPC47M102S-MC super-io
> - 512kB FWH flash (flashrom does the job well)
> What works:
> - Dual-Xeon P4/HT boot with microcode update
> - RAM: registered ECC DDR266 in dual-channel
> - PCI-X slot interrupts with ACPI and I/O apic
> - On-board PCI-X GbE and SCSI
> - ACPI power-off and wakeup with PME#
What operating system did you test with? What payload did you use? Did
you measure how long every stage takes to boot? Kevin O’Connor wrote a
script `readserial.py` which you can find in the SeaBIOS repository .
> Notes :
> - Current ACPI is more or less a mess
> - Interrupts do not route correctly with PIRQ
> - MP-table is not implemented
> - Issues with reboots remain (cold and warm)
> - Many superio devices are disabled by default
> - Audio codec is not investigated
> Change-Id: I02d18c83f485a09ada65dde03bcc86e9163f2011
> Signed-off-by: Kyösti Mälkki <kyosti.malkki at gmail.com>
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