[coreboot] [PATCH] Add support for Asus M4A785-M, with build instructions
juhe at iki.fi
Fri Sep 10 08:36:18 CEST 2010
9.9.2010 22:39, Myles Watson kirjoitti:
>> There are now three smaller patches attached:
> Much nicer! Thanks.
>> (1) Changes specific to this board. Fairly small changes from AMD
>> Tilapia. Requires (2) to work.
> From your mainboard's Kconfig:
> +config DIMM_SUPPORT
> + hex
> + default 0x0004
> + depends on CPU_AMD_SOCKET_AM3
> This really worries me. You shouldn't need to change the type of memory on
> the Socket. I looked at your board online, and they suggest that your board
> supports socket AM2, AM2+, and AM3. That seems like it breaks our model. I
> thought AM2 was DDR2 and AM3 was DDR3.
Sorry to break your design, but that was what I had to do to get the RAM
working. I can confirm that I am using DDR2 memory and the CPU is this:
> In general, the fewer changes the better!
I agree. The patches could be smaller and neater.
However, I cannot hold on to this board for arbitrarily long, since I
should put it to production use now that Coreboot is working. I will
see what I can do to reduce these patches further, if I just find a
suitable slot of time.
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