[coreboot] unknown board - via chipset
jtd at mtnl.net.in
Tue Apr 15 08:13:13 CEST 2008
On Monday 14 April 2008 09:06 pm, Antoine Martin wrote:
> Hi Carl-Daniel,
> Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> > Hi Antoine,
> > On 11.04.2008 17:47, Antoine Martin wrote:
> >> I've taken the board out (wasn't actually hard at all - it is
> >> not glued) And here is what I found:
> >> CPU is a VIA C3 Nemehia
> > Supported.
> >> Northbridge is a VT8623
> > Supported.
> >> * Via VT1612A
> > That's the audio chip. No support needed.
> >> * Via VT1211
> > That's the Super I/O. Supported.
> >> * Via VT6103
> > That's the ethernet chip. No support needed.
> > Could you try to find out which southbridge the board is using? I
> > suspect it is one of the VT82xx series, probably VT8235.
> The southbridge is located under the large heatsink which is harder
> to remove, but I suspect your are correct:
> # lspci
> 00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8623 [Apollo CLE266]
> 00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8633 [Apollo Pro266
> AGP] 00:10.0 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI
> USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
> 00:10.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB 2.0 (rev 82)
> 00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8235 ISA Bridge
> 00:11.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc.
> VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
> 00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc.
> VT8233/A/8235/8237 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 50)
> 00:12.0 Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6102
> [Rhine-II] (rev 74)
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8623
> [Apollo CLE266] integrated CastleRock graphics (rev 03)
> >> * ram chips: HY5DU121622CTP
> > Are these RAM chips soldered directly on the board? Does the
> > board have a SPD EEPROM?
> Not that I can see...
> >> * SST39SF020A
> >> which is soldered onto the board :(
> >> Someone with superhuman soldering skills might be able to fit a
> >> socket in its place... ain't me.
> >> (board is dual layered, so you would have to re-use those tiny
> >> pins...) If anyone can, I'll give them a unit for free - just
> >> email me.
> > There are some VIA experts on this list who can solder very well.
> > I'll defer to them.
> Any of them UK based?
> How should I go about locating someone capable of doing this tricky
> soldering job?
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