[coreboot] my coreboot experiences with the H8DME-2 [Was: H8DME-2]
joe.korty at ccur.com
Tue Jul 6 15:49:59 CEST 2010
On Mon, Jul 05, 2010 at 05:02:16PM -0400, Daniel J. Celta wrote:
> Has anyone updated this Supermicro server Board BIOS
> for the H8DME-2......
> I have installed FC10, (i was able to complete this
> installation by turning of the RAID configuration in the
> BIOS), and now I am having trouble when trying to upgrade
> the Operating system to FC13.
> I suspect, if I update the BIOS, I currently have the
> version of the BIOS that came pre-installed with the
> server, I may be able to upgrade to FC13.
> One thing I like to mention, when running "make
> menuconfig" I was not sure of the ROM Chip size, and used
> the largest available setting 4MB.
> - How can I check the proper setting for this parameter????
> So now, I have created the coreboot.rom, and think I am
> ready to run "flashrom".......
> - Is there anything else I need to check before I pull the trigger???
> - Has anyone had any problems I should be aware of????
My first (and so far only) experience in installing coreboot was with
the H8DME-2. http://www.mindspring.com/~jakorty/coreboot.html is a
step-by-step writeup of my experiences. This page was written up quite
recently (May), so, unlike most coreboot documentation found on the web,
nothing in it should yet be obsolete.
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