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== Introduction ==
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The coreboot symposium 2008 was held in Denver, April 3 – 5, 2008 during the High Performance Computer Science Week (HPCSW).
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== Agenda ==
 
== Agenda ==
  
 
general: breaks at 10-10:30, 12-1, 3-3:30
 
general: breaks at 10-10:30, 12-1, 3-3:30
  
1-2 Ron opens the meeting and discusses the last year
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=== Thursday ===
  
2-3 Stepan talks about the automated testbed, and GSOC 2007 and 2008
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3-330 break
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| 1:00-2:00
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| Ron Minnich
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| Opening of the meeting and discussion of the last year
  
330-400 Stepan talks about
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- his work for various customers etc.
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| 2:00-3:00
- his recent ports
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| Stefan Reinauer
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| Automated Testbed, GSoC 2007, 2008
  
400-rest of day hack session -- set up boards and prioritize the goals of the rest of the time
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| 3:00-3:30
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| break
  
friday
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| 3:30-4:00
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| Stefan Reinauer
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| coresystems' various BIOS customers, recent ports and other related work
  
0830-1000 AMD talks about whatever they want :-)
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| 4:00-end
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|
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| hack session -- set up boards and prioritize the goals of the rest of the time
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=== Friday ===
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| 8:30-10:00
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| Marc Jones (AMD)
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| AMD talks about whatever they want :-)
 
- consumer issues
 
- consumer issues
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- what's going on
 
- what's going on
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- new ports this year
 
- new ports this year
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- K10?
 
- K10?
  
1000-1030 break
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[[media:Coreboot_summit_08.pdf|slides]]
  
1030-1200 Marc talks about his work at Sun with simnow
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| 10:00-10:30
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| break
  
1200-0100 lunch
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| 10:30-12:00
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| Marc Karasek (Sun)
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| Marc talks about his work at Sun with SimNow
  
0100- 0300 Ton gives an overview of v3, from the smallest to the large bits.
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| 12:00-1:00
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| Lunch
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| 1:00-3:00
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| Ron Minnich
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| Ron gives an overview of v3, from the smallest to the large bits.
 
Sample build/burn session
 
Sample build/burn session
  
0300-0330 break
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| 3:00-3:30
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0330- 0400
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open questions (please add some)
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| 3:30-4:00
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| open questions (please add some)
 
1. how do we tell when a board is good enough to move from v2 to v3?
 
1. how do we tell when a board is good enough to move from v2 to v3?
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What's the test?
 
What's the test?
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2. What pending issues are there?
 
2. What pending issues are there?
  
0400-0500 The view from the FSF -- what's going on, etc.
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| 4:00-5:00
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| Ward Vandewege
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| The view from the FSF ([[media:Ward-vandewege-coreboot-talk-20080404-slides.pdf|slides]] and [[media:Ward-vandewege-coreboot-talk-20080404-narrative.pdf|narrative]])
  
saturday -- hack all day. We hope to fix the problems we prioritized thursday.
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=== Saturday ===
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* hack all day. We hope to fix the problems we prioritized Thursday.
  
 
== What needs to be brought ==
 
== What needs to be brought ==
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* monitor
 
* monitor
 
* power supplies
 
* power supplies
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* ByteBlaster II
  
 
== Who is bringing what ==
 
== Who is bringing what ==
  
  
'''Ron:''' dbe61 and dbe62. Alix 1C. Alix LPC pod. Artec LPC pod. T23 with ubuntu. OLPC devel board for v3 test. (No OLPC, it's too distracting). Outlet strips. FS2 if it arrives from LANL on time (it may not). USB hubs?  
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'''Ron:''' dbe61 and dbe62. Alix 1C. Alix LPC pod. Artec LPC pod. MINI PCI and PCI post cards. T23 with ubuntu. Outlet strips. FS2 if it arrives from LANL on time (it may not). USB hubs? ISDN card that causes Alix 1.c failure.
What else?
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Ethernet switch. USB PCI card for testing Alix 1.C. Somebody bring some cat 5 cables -- I forgot mine! Camera.
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I'm now in Denver!
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'''Ward:''' alix2c3, Artec LPC dongle. alix.1c, usb-to-serial adapter, null-modem cable, philips screwdriver, bios savior, some plcc bios chips
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'''Stefan:''' Advantech PCM-5820, possibly other boards, Artec LPC Dongle, JTAG cables on Request,  Galep-5 Flash Writer, Flash Plaice(?)
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'''Jordan:''' Norwich, FS2, ROM emulator, monitor, PS/2 keyboard, serial cable, laptop and lots of code.
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'''MarcJ:''' Norwich, DB800, DBE61, ROM emulators, fs2, keyboard, cables, monitor, hd, atx power, etc. - any requests?
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== Current show stopper issues ==
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* ALIX1.C and DB800 lockup if MFGPT are enabled in kernel.
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* ALIX1.C interrupt flood if ISDN card is enabled (may be related to MFGPT issue).
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* DBE62 RAM timing is wrong.
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* DBE62 PLL reset gives wrong value on auto setting.
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* SiS card can't program 2M flash part.
  
'''Ward:''' alix2c3, Artec LPC dongle. I can bring an alix.1c too but Ron's already bringing one.
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See also [http://www.coreboot.org/pipermail/coreboot/2008-March/032455.html Denver meeting discussion topics] for more ideas.
  
'''Stefan:''' Advantech PCM-5820, possibly other boards, Artec LPC Dongle, ByteBlaster II (if it arrives in time), other JTAG cables on Request,  Galep-5 Flash Writer, Flash Plaice(?)
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[[Category:Meetings]]

Latest revision as of 08:45, 16 August 2012

Introduction

The coreboot symposium 2008 was held in Denver, April 3 – 5, 2008 during the High Performance Computer Science Week (HPCSW).

Agenda

general: breaks at 10-10:30, 12-1, 3-3:30

Thursday

Time Speaker Topic
1:00-2:00 Ron Minnich Opening of the meeting and discussion of the last year
2:00-3:00 Stefan Reinauer Automated Testbed, GSoC 2007, 2008
3:00-3:30 break
3:30-4:00 Stefan Reinauer coresystems' various BIOS customers, recent ports and other related work
4:00-end hack session -- set up boards and prioritize the goals of the rest of the time

Friday

Time Speaker Topic
8:30-10:00 Marc Jones (AMD) AMD talks about whatever they want :-)

- consumer issues

- what's going on

- new ports this year

- K10?

slides

10:00-10:30 break
10:30-12:00 Marc Karasek (Sun) Marc talks about his work at Sun with SimNow
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:00 Ron Minnich Ron gives an overview of v3, from the smallest to the large bits.

Sample build/burn session

3:00-3:30 break
3:30-4:00 open questions (please add some)

1. how do we tell when a board is good enough to move from v2 to v3?

What's the test?

2. What pending issues are there?

4:00-5:00 Ward Vandewege The view from the FSF (slides and narrative)

Saturday

  • hack all day. We hope to fix the problems we prioritized Thursday.

What needs to be brought

  • monitor
  • power supplies
  • ByteBlaster II

Who is bringing what

Ron: dbe61 and dbe62. Alix 1C. Alix LPC pod. Artec LPC pod. MINI PCI and PCI post cards. T23 with ubuntu. Outlet strips. FS2 if it arrives from LANL on time (it may not). USB hubs? ISDN card that causes Alix 1.c failure. Ethernet switch. USB PCI card for testing Alix 1.C. Somebody bring some cat 5 cables -- I forgot mine! Camera. I'm now in Denver!

Ward: alix2c3, Artec LPC dongle. alix.1c, usb-to-serial adapter, null-modem cable, philips screwdriver, bios savior, some plcc bios chips

Stefan: Advantech PCM-5820, possibly other boards, Artec LPC Dongle, JTAG cables on Request, Galep-5 Flash Writer, Flash Plaice(?)

Jordan: Norwich, FS2, ROM emulator, monitor, PS/2 keyboard, serial cable, laptop and lots of code.

MarcJ: Norwich, DB800, DBE61, ROM emulators, fs2, keyboard, cables, monitor, hd, atx power, etc. - any requests?

Current show stopper issues

  • ALIX1.C and DB800 lockup if MFGPT are enabled in kernel.
  • ALIX1.C interrupt flood if ISDN card is enabled (may be related to MFGPT issue).
  • DBE62 RAM timing is wrong.
  • DBE62 PLL reset gives wrong value on auto setting.
  • SiS card can't program 2M flash part.

See also Denver meeting discussion topics for more ideas.