[coreboot] Generic AMD E350 Support

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Tue Oct 16 04:51:10 CEST 2012

Graeme Russ wrote:
> I have an in-circuit SPI programmer, but there is no header on the
> motherboard to get at the flash chip - I may need to jury-rig some
> kind of connection to the flash chip (as soon as I locate it).

The flash chip may be socketed, in which case you can glue a knob to
it for easy moving back and forth.

> Can I assume a particular south-bridge chip

I think there is only one chip.

> > Depending on your experience and skill should expect to spend some
> > months on the project.
> I have a fair bit of experience (x86 port of U-Boot) so once I get
> access to the Flash, I should be able to hack it pretty quickly.

Maybe you'll be interested in Rudolf's work on making U-Boot run as a
coreboot payload.

> Does the E350M1 port fully support booting and running Linux
> (including PCIe etc.)?

Yes, it's rather complete, there may still be a glitch or two, but
it's pretty good.


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