[coreboot] ITE IT8718F support status

Darmawan Salihun darmawan.salihun at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 17:35:04 CET 2015

On 3/8/15, Kyösti Mälkki <kyosti.malkki at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2015-03-08 at 20:26 +0700, Darmawan Salihun wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just want to verify has anyone tested the ITE IT8718F superio support?
>> Over at: http://www.coreboot.org/Supported_Motherboards
>> all motherboards mentioned are in the unknown status at the moment.
> Hi,
> key features of this superio were tested around 2010 when the first
> boards with it got their coreboot port completed. By 2014, when our
> supported boards wikipage was changed to collect reports of working
> builds, this small selection of boards had already become obsolete
> enough so that nobody has bothered to test and report.

I see. This is indeed an old development board. I dust it off because
it has complete documentation. Therefore, theoretically should be easy
enough to work with for Coreboot porting.

> To have a working superio depends on a couple of external parameters.
> One is to route all the required IO ranges (including 2e/4e) to LPC bus,
> second is to confirm superio has 24/48 MHz clock input. In some cases
> 48MHz clock requires GPIO programming on southbridge.

OK. Thanks for the hint ;-)

Kind Regards,

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