[coreboot] Support for laptop HP Compaq NC6320
paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Jun 6 21:29:18 CEST 2012
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Am Mittwoch, den 06.06.2012, 18:51 +0200 schrieb Ross McDonald:
> Hello! I would like to use CoreBoot on my laptop. It is an HP Compaq
> NC6320. The board vendor is HP.
Ok, this a laptop for everyone.
> It is a HP 30AA motherboard with an Intel 945GM Chipset (ICH7-M
> southbridge and i945 northbridge). The CPU is an Intel Core 2 Duo
> T5600. It has a SMSC LPC47N217 SuperIO chip (that is the output of
If I am not mistaken, this is the same chipset as for example used in
the Lenovo X60 or T60 and 986LCD-M/mITX .
So make sure you have a way to recover. Easiest way is when the flash
chip is socketed to get some spare flash chips. Since this is a laptop
you probably need to solder a socket or an adapter to the board like was
done with the X60 or T60 .
You also need to find out if an embedded controller is used and how it
works. Lastly you also need the laptop board schematics I think to set
everything up. Then you should be able to do the port pretty easily I
think. Look at the commits for the X60 and T60.
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