[coreboot] GeForce 8600GT with coreboot [was: m57sli VGA failure]

Ward Vandewege ward at gnu.org
Mon Feb 18 23:07:23 CET 2008

On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 11:01:23PM +0100, Ronald Hoogenboom wrote:
> I also noticed that the k8 powernow doesn't work:
> 'powernow-k8: MP systems not supported by PSB BIOS structure' the kernel
> says.

Yeah - I always thought that was related to the lack of ACPI support.

> On top of that, the vid voltage is set to 1.35V with coreboot (without
> powernow) and to 1.10V (min. speed) - 1.30V (max. speed) booted with
> proprietary bios (with powernow), which heats the processor even faster.

How are you reading out those values? The lm-sensor code returns this stuff
but a lot of it seems bogus - both under the proprietary bios and coreboot,
and sometimes in different ways :)


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

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