Board:asus/m2v-mx se

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Status

Device/functionality Status Comments
CPU
CPU works OK CPU with errata #181 needs fix, can be done
L1 cache enabled OK
L2 cache enabled OK
L3 cache enabled N/A
Multiple CPU support N/A
Multi-core support OK Untested
Hardware virtualization Untested
RAM
EDO N/A
SDRAM N/A
SO-DIMM N/A
DDR N/A
DDR2 OK
DDR3 N/A
Dual channel support Untested
ECC support Untested The manual says the board supports ECC in theory.
On-board Hardware
On-board IDE 3.5" OK USE 80 WIRE CABLES OR ALTER CONFIGURATION!
On-board IDE 2.5" N/A
On-board SATA OK
On-board SCSI Unknown
On-board USB OK Tested: USB thumb drive.
On-board VGA OK Openchrome X.org driver works without VGA BIOS. Seabios + orig VGA BIOS works too.
On-board ethernet OK
On-board audio OK
On-board modem N/A
On-board FireWire N/A
On-board smartcard reader N/A
On-board CompactFlash N/A
On-board PCMCIA N/A
Add-on slots/cards
ISA add-on cards N/A
Audio/Modem-Riser (AMR/CNR) cards N/A
PCI add-on cards OK
Mini-PCI add-on cards Unknown
PCI-X add-on cards Unknown
AGP graphics cards N/A
PCI Express x1 add-on cards OK
PCI Express x2 add-on cards N/A
PCI Express x4 add-on cards N/A
PCI Express x8 add-on cards N/A
PCI Express x16 add-on cards OK Not tested, should work.
PCI Express x32 add-on cards N/A
HTX add-on cards N/A
Legacy / Super I/O
Floppy Untested
Serial port 1 (COM1) OK
Serial port 2 (COM2) N/A
Parallel port Untested Doing modprobe parport parport_pc works, but no further tests were done.
PS/2 keyboard OK
PS/2 mouse OK
Game port N/A
Infrared  ?
PC speaker  ?
DiskOnChip N/A
Miscellaneous
Sensors / fan control Untested
Hardware watchdog Unknown
SMBus Unknown
CAN bus N/A
CPU frequency scaling OK
Other powersaving features  ?
ACPI OK ACPI power button event works.
Reboot OK
Poweroff OK
Suspend Unknown
Nonstandard LEDs Unknown
High precision event timers (HPET) OK
Random number generator (RNG)  ?
Wake on modem ring Untested
Wake on LAN Untested
Wake on keyboard Untested
Wake on mouse Untested
Flashrom OK

Demo image

This image contains a coreboot with SeaBIOS and VGA BIOS. This ROM contains 100% free software! I did not test graphic VGA modes, textmode is known to work. Be prepared for that. Otherwise the ROM should behave at least as normal BIOS. It should be able to boot the system just as the proprietary BIOS does.

Warning: Windows won't boot with the hacked VGA image. You will need to exchange the image for original VGA ROM.

  • build r5192 (SHA1 4908a3ac8888749ab35a27868a0c0d4eb4d791e5)
  • build r5467 (SHA1 18cbbd21f658548b56a44eec6f51f080162d7bcc, SeaBIOS git from 20th April 2010)

How to flash

$ flashrom -w coreboot.rom 
flashrom v0.9.1-r808
coreboot table found at 0x1dffc000.
Vendor ID: ASUS, part ID: M2V-MX SE
Found chipset "VIA VT8237S", enabling flash write... Mapping VT8237S MMIO registers at 0xfed02000, unaligned size 0x70.
OK.
This chipset supports the following protocols: LPC,FWH,SPI.
Calibrating delay loop... OK.
Found chip "AMIC A25L40P" (512 KB, SPI) at physical address 0xfff80000.
Writing flash chip... Erasing flash before programming... Erasing flash chip... SUCCESS.
done.
Programming page: 
COMPLETE.
Verifying flash... VERIFIED.