[coreboot] Offering Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5 for porting
renze at rnplus.nl
Fri Dec 16 17:31:35 CET 2016
I just received a message from Idwer Vollering that there is no raminit
code available yet. Since I am not at the level where I can write
raminit code without proper documentation (which isn't available as
well) I won't be able to port coreboot to your board. Sorry!
Hopefully you will find someone else who can!
On vr, 2016-12-16 at 14:09 +0100, Merlin Büge wrote:
> Taiidan and Renze, thank you for your responses.
> On Fri, 16 Dec 2016 03:46:07 +0100
> Renze Nicolai <renze at rnplus.nl> wrote:
> > I am interested in porting Coreboot to your GA-890FXA-UD5.
> > A month ago I succesfully ported coreboot to my MS-7721
> > (FM2-A75MA-E35) motherboard and having a go at porting another AMD
> > board to coreboot would be a good opportunity for me to learn more
> > about coreboot.
> That sounds good. I'd love to try it myself, but at the moment I
> feel like I have enough time for it. I'm also quite new to coreboot
> have plenty to learn about it, so I guess I should start somewhere
> > Since I can not guarantee that I will succeed. Therefore I propose
> > that in case of failure the provided hardware will be returned to
> > you
> > so that you can find someone else to give it a go.
> > If you want me to work on porting coreboot to your board we should
> > work out the details privately. Please contact me directly
> > (renze at rnplus.nl).
> Sure! I'll write you an email today.
> > Can someone more experienced please confirm that coreboot has
> > support
> > for the AMD 890FX northbridge, the AMD SB850 southbridge and the
> > ITE
> > IT8720 superio chip?
> I'm not sure, but I found this:
> ... which according to
> has a SB850 and seems to be supported by coreboot.
> I could not find any further info on that board though...
> By the way, the Gigabyte mainboard has a "Dual BIOS" setup:
> I guess this could impose obstacles.
> It seems that there has been done work about it already:
> > > What would be really swell is a port to a nice 9xx series
> > > motherboard,
> > > both are quite old but the 8xx is even older.
> Heh, when I read specs on those, they both still sound absolutely
> high-end to me :P I find it strenuous to keep up with current tech
> Merlin Büge <toni at bluenox07.de>
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