[coreboot] They're selling used KCMA-D8's for $100 on fleabay
tpearson at raptorengineering.com
Sat Jul 21 23:05:12 CEST 2018
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On 07/21/2018 03:50 PM, Taiidan at gmx.com wrote:
> 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!
So far as I am aware the D16 does not. The D16 appears to have been the
development platform that was then shrunk down into the D8, something
may have been skipped along the way.
Here is the serial ID guide:
+1 (415) 727-8645 (direct line)
+1 (512) 690-0200 (switchboard)
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