[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] Remove Bitworks IMS

Ward Vandewege ward at gnu.org
Thu Nov 29 05:14:04 CET 2007

On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 07:14:08PM -0500, Richard Smith wrote:
> Great.  I'll have reason to do some linuxbios hacking soon.  I purchased 
> some GIGABYTE GA-M57SLI-S4 setups to build a Multi-TB RAID server. Parts 
> should arrive next week.  One goes into service with stock BIOS to get 
> going ASAP and the other gets LB.
> Ultimate plan is a LB based NAS with the only rotating media being the 
> SATA drives.  Ward tells me there's still a bit 'o hacking to be done to 
> all the get all the SATA slots up. 

Actually, no, all SATA slots are ok on this board (afaik); it's on the ck804
chipset that we have issues.

On this board we're still missing some interrupts on one of the PCI slots;
there's no acpi, no fan control yet, some funkiness with i2c, etc.

> If I can I'd also like to upgrade 
> the SPI flash part to as big as the chipset will support and if thats 
> still not big enough to hold my kernel+rootfs then change to a USB nand 
> drive.

That should be interesting; count me in :) I have a couple spi boards of this
type that need to be LB'ed.


Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator

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