[coreboot] [dbm690t] The new acpi table doesn't seem to be correct.
joe at settoplinux.org
Thu Jun 4 14:34:51 CEST 2009
On Thu, 04 Jun 2009 11:58:42 +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger
<c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
> On 04.06.2009 08:59, Patrick Georgi wrote:
>> Am 04.06.2009 04:41, schrieb Carl-Daniel Hailfinger:
>>> I found the HIGH_TABLES bug on the DBM690T.
>>> The K8 HIGH_TABLES code places these tables in UMA video memory. Of
>>> course that memory is cleared by some payloads and operating systems.
>>> However, if I fix that, Linux still crashes during boot because it only
>>> sees 32 MB instead of 2 MB RAM.
>> Unless you're using SeaBIOS, you have to use both HAVE_HIGH_TABLES and
>> HAVE_LOW_TABLES to have things work, otherwise the high tables aren't
>> 32 MB is a good sign that the tables weren't found, so FILO (I think)
>> defaults to "safe" 32MB.
> I'm running an old version of FILO. Could you please take a look at the
> amd/dbm690t target and tell me what I have to enable there
> (HAVE_LOW_TABLES etc.) to have things work? I can probably get access to
> the hardware later today.
I have seen the 32mb problem before, if you update FILO it fixes the
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