[coreboot] They're selling used KCMA-D8's for $100 on fleabay

Taiidan at gmx.com Taiidan at gmx.com
Sat Jul 21 22:50:27 CEST 2018

On 07/21/2018 04:17 PM, Timothy Pearson wrote:
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> On 07/19/2018 10:35 PM, Taiidan at gmx.com wrote:
>> (not affiliated with shady chinese seller, no idea how legit but if they
>> don't deliver a working board just complain to ebay)
>> Great chance to get the last and best owner controlled x86 board for
>> your legacy applications - they appear to be selling them for cheap as
>> they don't know how easy it is to flash a BIOS that can run the
>> 42xx/43xx CPU's.
> Be careful here.  There is a hardware design flaw on older KCMA-D8
> boards that won't allow the 42xx/43xx CPUs to run; the only way to tell
> is by looking at the board serial and comparing against the tables in an
> ASUS errata document.

Oh damn :[ do the older d16 boards have the same issue? and do you know
where can I obtain this document?

Thanks for the headsup tim :D - you always got the info!

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