[coreboot] LPC/FWH/Parallel buses on Intel ICH, VIA VT82*
joe at settoplinux.org
Wed Oct 28 18:08:54 CET 2009
On Wed, 28 Oct 2009 17:17:11 +0100, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger
<c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
> I'm trying to get an overview about which flash buses are supported on
> which chipsets. SPI support is pretty clear for all chipsets.
> For ICH I don't know if they ever supported LPC flash, and when Parallel
> support stopped and FWH support started (and if there was any overlap).
> For VIA VT82*, I heard that FWH flash was never supported, but I'm not
> sure when Parallel support stopped and LPC support started (and if there
> was any overlap).
> Any insights appreciated.
I know that every ICH board I have ever seen ships with fwh. Whether or not
lpc would work on ICH (I have never seen docs indicating support) or not
has yet to be seen. I think this would require extensive testing.
It seems VIA boards almost always have lpc chips.
Hope this helps.
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