Pentium-M on 855GM ?

Guido Fiala gfiala at
Fri Feb 18 05:29:01 CET 2005

On Friday 18 February 2005 15:13, Ronald G. Minnich wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Feb 2005 gfiala at wrote:
> > The motherboard is an ibase MB890 mini-itx one with the following chips:
> no, intel has no desire to help with linuxbios and we are hung up on
> chipset init.

Sigh - always the same...
At least the south-bridge documentation is available i gather (link somewhere 
in this ml archive), so its the north-bridge ??

>regarding AMD, PPC:

If one considers things as power-per-watt and a certain set of needed features 
(firewire, usb, network, total power consumption, noise ...) only a few 
mainboards remain, there was no AMD or PPC that fit my needs, also VIA is far 
to slow for my purposes ( a "linux media center" based on vdr plus my daily 

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