[coreboot] Porting coreboot to Intel Atom (Silverthorne) & SCH US15W (Poulsbo) chipset

Corey Osgood corey.osgood at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 01:51:59 CEST 2009

On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 6:40 PM, <Ken.Fuchs at bench.com> wrote:

> The i945/ICH7M would be a far better final target for an Atom chipset
> and has none of the above mentioned issues.  Of course you would need
> to use Diamondville Atom rather Silverthorne Atom in this case.

The problem with i945, from what I've read, is that the i945 chipset uses as
much or perhaps more power then the CPU, which makes it less than ideal for
low power embedded systems, especially battery powered ones e.g. nettops.

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