[coreboot] Removing ME on G45 desktop chipset - same as GM45 mobile?

Arthur Heymans arthur at aheymans.xyz
Fri Dec 30 12:06:52 CET 2016

"Taiidan at gmx.com" <Taiidan at gmx.com> writes:

> I am wondering if the procedure for removing ME on a GM45 mobile
> chipset motherboard would work on its desktop siblings, has anyone
> done this before? I have a G45FC from Intel which has an X4500HD
> graphics chipset and ICH10R southbridge.

ICH10 supports descriptorless mode just like ICH9, so like ICH9 you can
probably modify the firmware descriptor to boot without updating ME
firmware, or simply remove the firmware descriptor.

No idea if the 'procedure?' to do this would be the same.

Kind regards
Arthur Heymans

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