[coreboot] Will coreboot work on my Acer Travelmate?

Corey Osgood corey.osgood at gmail.com
Fri Dec 31 04:55:50 CET 2010

On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 5:59 AM, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coreboot.org> wrote:
> On 12/29/10 4:51 PM, Saku Sammakko wrote:
> Hello
> Will coreboot work with the following hardware?
> Acer Travelmate 8100
> main board (dmidecode): Acer Kingfisher
> cpu: Intel M 730 1,6GHz, 533MHz fsb, 2MB L2 cache
> northbridge (lspci): Intel Corporation Mobile 915GM/PM/GMS/910GML Express
> Processor to DRAM Controller (rev 03)
> southbridge (lspci): Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family)
> memory: 2x512MB DDR2 SO-DIMM SDRAM
> vga: ATI Mobility Radeon X700 (PCIE)
> The northbridge is not supported. This will make supporting this system
> quite hard. I'd encourage you to try, if you feel like learning a lot about
> ram controllers and know C.
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The travelmate is also a laptop, so you may have an embedded
controller to worry about as well. See the Laptops page in the wiki


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