[LinuxBIOS] what is the fastest speed of BIOS socket?

Miernik miernik at ffii.org
Wed Feb 8 02:04:01 CET 2006

Bari Ari <bari at onelabs.com> wrote:
> The VT8237 supports LPC flash. The LPC clock is the same speed as the
> PCI clock, 33MHz.
> For more info take a look at the LPC spec:
> http://www.intel.com/design/chipsets/industry/lpc.htm

33 MHz, 4 bit wide, that gives 16 MB/s theoretical maximum. Not really
impressive compared to 1066 MB/s N-S link. 64 times slower. And 192
times slower than DDR400 RAM. Am I right? XiP would be terribly slow :(


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