[LinuxBIOS] RCA RM4100 almost running - help

Corey Osgood corey.osgood at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 06:54:47 CEST 2007

Joseph Smith wrote:
> Hello,
> I almost have the system I have been woring on for so long now running  
> on the console (vga is next). Here is a recap of my hardware:
> i82830 Northbridge
> i82801db Southbridge (using i82801XX)
> SMSC lpc47m192 Superio (using smscsuperio)

Great news!

> For some reason it keeps restarting over and over again right after  
> the "SMBus controller enabled" message (see below). Any ideas what  
> could be causing this?

Check that there isn't a GPIO (usually GP3) that's set to reboot the
system automatically when the timer runs up. If there is, it needs to be
disabled prior to ram init. Also, have you run ram_check to make sure
that your ram is initializing correctly?


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