[coreboot] i840 coreboot challenge

Keith Hui buurin at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 16:01:28 CEST 2010

>> Hello,
>> I want to propose a "coreboot challenge" to first port coreboot to the
>> i840 chpset, second port coreboot to support a very rare i840 dual cpu
>> board, third instead of RAMBUS (which i840 is designed for) this board
>> uses SDRAM. I think this would be a very interesting port for coreboot.
>> The board is a AMI Megatrends MegaDual. The user manual can be found
>> here: http://www.ami.com/support/doc/MegaDual_mb_man.PDF
>> I have four of these rare boards and am willing to donate three of them
>> (one person each, less shipping costs of course) to anyone who is
>> willing to take on this challenge. Let me know if your interested.

Sounds like some sort of reference board for workstations/servers.

i840+SDRAM means this board has one or two MTHs. This is going to be epic.

(No I won't be able to attempt it - I still have 440BX and SIS630ET in
my pipeline.)


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