[LinuxBIOS] one last note

Adam Talbot talbotx at comcast.net
Mon Jan 23 04:57:32 CET 2006

LinuxBIOSv2-2158 can compile the epia, but I do not know it it boots, 
have no such board to test on. If this helps any, here is my tree. The 
epia-m does not compile.

Ronald G Minnich wrote:

>if anyone out there has a copy of a version of the  v2 repo that can 
>build a working via epia, hopefully recent, I'm willing to work with that.
>Current problem, btw, is that the via epia samuel 2 cpu hangs up in the 
>mtrr init code. I suspect someone updated that, for -m or -m2,  in such 
>a way that it broke older cpus.
>if I comment out mtrr init, i.e.
>Index: src/cpu/via/model_centaur/model_centaur_init.c
>--- src/cpu/via/model_centaur/model_centaur_init.c      (revision 2158)
>+++ src/cpu/via/model_centaur/model_centaur_init.c      (working copy)
>@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@
>  {
>         /* Turn on caching if we haven't already */
>         x86_enable_cache();
>-       x86_setup_mtrrs(36);
>+//     x86_setup_mtrrs(36);
>         x86_mtrr_check();
>         /* Enable the local cpu apics */
>then it will come up -- with no working cache. And the enet problem then 
>I could use some help and perspetive here. I know some of you have epias 
>-- could you take a look?
>But I have other, newer things to do, and fixing an old CPU just can not 
>take priority. Sorry.

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