[flashrom] [PATCH] Support for HP DL165 G6

Arne Georg Gleditsch arne.gleditsch at numascale.com
Thu Jul 1 11:11:07 CEST 2010

On 07. juni 2010 16:59, Arne Georg Gleditsch wrote:
> On 07. juni 2010 16:35, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> On 26.05.2010 19:03, Arne Georg Gleditsch wrote:
>>> On 26. mai 2010 16:18, Michael Karcher wrote:
>>>> Maybe because we preferrably choose chips with subsystem IDs. Maybe
>>>> because someone thought that a new board revision very probably contains
>>>> a more modern graphics chip. In this case, you are very right in
>>>> suggesting to take the network chip as secondary PCI ID. You need to
>>>> find out what subsystem IDs are used (if any) in the DL145 and the
>>>> DL165.
>>>> If you send
>>>>    - lspci -vvvxxxnn, superiotool -deV and flashrom -V output of your
>>>> DL165 (general requirement for having new boards added),
>>>>    - an updated patch that uses the network instead of the graphics chip
>>>> for both boards, including a sign-off[1],
>>>>    - preferably at least PCI ID info including subsystems for the DL145,
>>> According to
>>> http://merlin.ugent.be/~samuel/dl145g3/info/lspci-vnn.txt, the DL145 is
>>> equipped thus:
>>> 08:04.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5715 Gigabit Ethernet [14e4:1678] (rev a3)
>>> 	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company NC326i PCIe Dual Port Gigabit Server Adapter [103c:703e]
>>> Full lspci listing and superio and flashrom output for the DL165 follows,
>>> as well as updated patch.
>>> Signed-off-by: Arne Georg Gleditsch<arne.gleditsch at numascale.com>
>> Mh. The lspci you linked to suggests that the network card is in a PCI-X
>> slot and not on board.
>> I diffed both PCI configurations against each other:
>> [..]
>> Unless we're totally sure the network controllers are onboard for both
>> boards, I think we should
>> - use the LPC device subsystem on both boards or
>> - use the 1166:0103 PCI bridge on DL145 and the 1166:0238 WDTimer on
>> DL165 or
>> - use DMI strings and coreboot IDs.
> The DL165 network controllers are definitely onboard.  Re the DL145s,
> coreboot's src/mainboard/hp/dl145_g3/mptable.c contains the following
> //onboard Broadcom GbE
> smp_write_intsrc(mc, mp_INT, MP_IRQ_TRIGGER_LEVEL|MP_IRQ_POLARITY_LOW,8, (4<<2)|0, m->apicid_bcm5785[2], 0x4);
> smp_write_intsrc(mc, mp_INT, MP_IRQ_TRIGGER_LEVEL|MP_IRQ_POLARITY_LOW,8, (4<<2)|1, m->apicid_bcm5785[2], 0x4);
> which strongly indicates that this is the case for DL145 NICs too.
> (The two boxes are otherwise very similar, so anything else would be
> very surprising.)

Ok, I'm pinging this again.  I don't mind maintaining this patch in my 
own tree for my personal use, but it would be nice to not have to.  Do 
you want it upstream, or should I just drop it?


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