[coreboot] Microcode question ?
antonius.riko at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 01:50:33 CEST 2016
Ok, it means, I need to use microcode for LGA775 otherwise it will not
work, please correct me ?
On 20/10/2016 1:51 AM, ron minnich wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 9:36 AM Vasilief <vazopadry at gmail.com
> <mailto:vazopadry at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On 10/18/2016 10:31 AM, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> > * Riko Ho <antonius.riko at gmail.com
> <mailto:antonius.riko at gmail.com>> [161017 02:18]:
> >> Is it ok if I'm not including microcode updates ?
> > It might, or might not. On the i945/946 it probably is ok. A lot of
> > modern CPUs can't boot successfully anymore without loading
> Most modern ARM, MIPS, and AVR CPUs can.
> OK, then, although Stefan's meaning is pretty obvious, we can say it
> this way: For those CPUs that have microcode, many can not boot
> successfully without loading up to date microcode. For those CPUs that
> don't have microcode, this question won't appear in the menuconfig.
> Therefore, if you see this question, you have a CPU with microcode. In
> many cases, if you say no, you may see troubles with your hardware. In
> some rare cases the CPU can't even configure memory correctly.
> I hope that's sufficiently clear?
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