[coreboot] Via vx855 release status
bari at onelabs.com
Thu Apr 16 19:15:29 CEST 2009
Richard Smith wrote:
> Rudolf Marek wrote:
>>> So I'm looking for a few developers (just as a precaution) who are
>>> under NDA with Via and want to start helping with integrating this
>>> code into upstream.
I'd be happy to take a look. I've been waiting to see which EC the
Samsung cn20 uses with Nano+vx800.
> If for some reason there is
> still non-public code in the tree and we find it then there is no harm
> since only NDA people are looking at it. We just cut it and go on. Just
> trying to respect Via's willingness to let us release whats essentially
> a tarball snapshot of Jason's tree.
Not a problem.
> Ok Stefan is also working on this. He's going to set up a private repo
> for us to work against. Keeping code in the private tree should not
> take too long depending on how deep you want to get in to reworking the
> They seem to have implemented a whole slew of custom Via ways of doing
> config space writes. I think those all need to be unified. Not sure if
> you want that done before or after the public push.
> One thing is that we can't release it as a Via board. Currently there
> is a new Via board called the 6413e which is the engineering board. We
> have to change that to be OLPC/Gen_1.5A so that it appears this is for
> the OLPC board and not an official Via release. Via just wants it to be
> clear that this is a customer release and not a Via release.
> The gen 1.5 Atest board will for the most part be the same as the 6413e
> but its Got EC code tacked on the front. ATest1 is going to have a SPD
> on board so that its easier for quanta to use COTS bios when testing.
> Atest2 boards probably won't have spd and will need to choose from a few
> fixed tables based on some gpios. Depending on how Atest goes we might
> delay the spd removal until BTest.
I'm waiting for the vx855 netbooks to hit the shelves, preferably with a
Renasas EC. Can you tell us which EC the gen 1.5 is going to use? ENE or?
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