[coreboot] [patch] fix intel 82810 onboard VGA and SDRAM functions

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Fri Jun 5 02:27:09 CEST 2009

On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 03:54:43AM +0300, Elia Yehuda wrote:
> > On Sun, 10 May 2009 15:21:52 +0300, Elia Yehuda <z4ziggy at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > This patch enables the onboard VGA found on 82810 boards and fixes the
> > > memory procedures to support different kinds of DIMMs. also, support for
> > > 82810e board had been added. The only drawback from this patch is the
> > > HAVE_HIGH_TABLES being disabled since it disables (for unknown reason)
> > > the onboard VGA.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Elia Yehuda <z4ziggy at gmail.com>
> >
> > Elia, any progress on the high tables stuff yet? It would be real shame to
> > see this great code goto the way side. Maybe you could split the patch in
> > two and we can get all the non high tables stuff commited to svn?
> im still waiting for Uwe to try the patch - he has some issues with his
> hardware so we
> need to have patience.

Yeah, sorry for the long delay. I had hardware issues, which I fixed by
replacing some dead capacitors on my i810 board.
I have successfully tested the (slightly modified for cosmetics) BUFF_SC
parts of the patch, which works fine and is thus committed as r4338 (thanks!)

> If this won't work out, then i'll do my best and
> trace the high-tables
> issue myself and update the list as for my findings.
> as for splitting the patch - can be done, but i suggest we wait a bit and
> give Uwe a chance

In general I recommend to split patches into independent functional
units indeed, that makes testing and reviewing a lot easier.

Haven't had much luck with the HIGH_TABLES stuff yet, need to look into
it some more, will post the remainders of the patch (without the
now-committed BUFF_SC parts) later and/or check what's going on with

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