[coreboot] [patch][v2]:fam10 microcode

Ward Vandewege ward at gnu.org
Sat Jun 6 03:36:05 CEST 2009

On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 10:39:56AM -0600, Marc Jones wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 9:57 AM, Ward Vandewege <ward at gnu.org> wrote:
> > Hey Marc et al,
> >
> > I just received a h8dmr box with quad core CPUs (2372HE) and 32GB of ram. I
> > hacked up an h8dmr-fam10 patch which boots but still has tons of issues. Boot
> > log here:
> >
> >  http://ward.vandewege.net/coreboot/h8dmr/fam10/h8dmr-c.cap
> >
> > First problem is that it complains about not finding the microcode rev id. So
> > I found the message below - did you ever get around to doing this?
> >
> > I also modified coreboot a little to print out the CPU version id (0x10042),
> > which is not yet listed in amd/amdfam10/raminit_amdmct.c.
> >
> We added for one of the C2 parts. It should be easy enough to add the other one.
> You will also need to change Options.lb for the C2 microcode.
> Shanghai rev DA-C2: "mc_patch_0100009f.h"
> > A little further down in the log it seems I've got multiple cores talking at
> > once so that's something else I'll need to figure out.
> >
> Yes, that stuff should be fine.

s/fine/fixed/ you mean?

> > It does actually get all the way to CBFS, but hangs after loadking the first
> > stage. There is also some slowness during/after ram detection.
> There is slowness around the cache disable / mem copy.. I think that
> someone posted a fix to the list at one point. It would require some
> searching.

This one?


Peter actually acked it, but it was never committed. That piece of the code
has changed greatly in the past couple months though - the patch does not
commit anymore.


Ward Vandewege <ward at gnu.org>

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