Board:asus/a8n e

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Before you begin

The Asus A8N-E is a Athlon64 Socket 939 board (nforce 4 ultra) with socketed BIOS sold around €120 (mostly out of stock in 8/2007) (used at ebay €30-50 possible). It already boots LinuxBIOS. Latest legacy BIOS is from May 2006 v.1013. Socket 939 Athlons do not have Pacifica Virtualization.

The plcc32 BIOS chip is of type SST49LF004B of which you need a spare pre-programmed piece.

flash type 4 Mbit ______

A8N-sli deluxe, an "nforce 4 sli" board probably shares the same pcb design with more solder pads populated (pls cnfirm), and is also out of stock mostly. Supporting more recent A8N boards is considered, but there is no confirmation about any one already working.

known issues

currently PS/2 keyboards do not work, but USB keyboards do.

single DIMM support only

Payload

Building the payload

Your menu.list entry

Current status of the LBv2 tree

Building LinuxBIOS

Burning LinuxBIOS

Running LinuxBIOS

Help?

TODO

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