[coreboot] FrontRunner and OLPC memory type?
Richard A. Smith
richard at laptop.org
Tue Sep 28 21:04:19 CEST 2010
On 09/28/2010 02:04 PM, ron minnich wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 10:55 AM, Peter Stuge<peter at stuge.se> wrote:
>> The point would be to show how coreboot can support a single board
>> which has been populated with different soldered-on RAM chips.
> OK, good point; let's do that with a board people can buy, not a
> one-off engineering sample with DRAM parts known to be buggy.
>> I think this would be useful to have, but on the other hand it may
>> not be so difficult to add for the next board which needs it, and it
>> might rot a little if only in a board noone really uses with coreboot
> it's rotted completely. Plus, it was making trouble for the guys doing
> GX2 work. Hence I am glad it's going away.
If you want to do a board with soldered on ram then use the XO-1.5 board
rather than the XO-1 board. Its vx855 based so it won't mess up any GX2
people. XO-1.5 boards are in production and in the wild. If someone
wants one then you can fill out an app on the contributors program and
we send you one.
cc: me if you apply.
The cots people do this by making a fake SPD device and plugging in the
necessary data. That way you don't have to restructure the code too much.
Richard A. Smith <richard at laptop.org>
One Laptop per Child
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