[coreboot] Necessary information for supporting chipsets

Stefan Reinauer stefan.reinauer at coresystems.de
Mon Jul 12 12:32:35 CEST 2010

 On 7/12/10 10:47 AM, Takuo Fukunaga wrote:
> Hi, my apologies in advance for the newbie question.
> I would just like to know what information is necessary to
> support recent Intel chipsets such as Nehalem chipsets.
> Datasheets for these chipsets are available on Intel's
> web site and I think that is enough.
> Are there any information, for example, setup sequence,
> which isn't described in those datasheets?

You will need a CNDA and a Restricted Secret NDA with Intel in order to
get the necessary information to port coreboot to Nehalem.
Be sure to have any such agreements checked by a lawyer so that you know
that you are allowed to write (and publish) coreboot support for those


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