<html><body><div style="color:#000; background-color:#fff; font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;font-size:12pt"><div>Hello,<br></div><div><br></div><div>I would like to know if it is feasible to seek coreboot support<br>for the LGA775 socket and motherboards based on the P965<br>and ICH8R chipsets and controllers.<br>These motherboards, such as ASUS P5B-DE and P5B Deluxe Wifi-AP,<br>
are still offered for sale and their top processors are still competitive<br>despite a few Intel CPU refreshes in the last 3-4 years.<br><br>I am wondering if the following datasheets and specifications would<br>suffice to start working on this port.<br>
<a href="http://ark.intel.com/products/chipsets/22754/config/26953" target="_blank">http://ark.intel.com/products/<wbr>chipsets/22754/config/26953</a></div><br><a href="http://ark.intel.com/products/27687/Intel-82801HR-IO-Controller" target="_blank">http://ark.intel.com/products/<wbr>27687/Intel-82801HR-IO-<wbr>Controller</a><br>
<a href="http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/io/intel-io-controller-hub-8-datasheet.html" target="_blank">http://www.intel.com/content/<wbr>www/us/en/io/intel-io-<wbr>controller-hub-8-datasheet.<wbr>html</a><br><br><a href="http://ark.intel.com/products/27730/Intel-82P965-Memory-Controller" target="_blank">http://ark.intel.com/products/<wbr>27730/Intel-82P965-Memory-<wbr>Controller</a><br>
<a href="http://www.intel.com/Assets/PDF/datasheet/313053.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.intel.com/Assets/<wbr>PDF/datasheet/313053.pdf</a><br><br><a href="http://ark.intel.com/products/29765/Intel-Core2-Quad-Processor-Q6600-%288M-Cache-2_40-GHz-1066-MHz-FSB%29" target="_blank">http://ark.intel.com/products/<wbr>29765/Intel-Core2-Quad-<wbr>Processor-Q6600-%288M-Cache-2_<wbr>40-GHz-1066-MHz-FSB%29</a><br>
<a href="http://www.intel.com/design/processor/datashts/315592.htm" target="_blank">http://www.intel.com/design/<wbr>processor/datashts/315592.htm</a><br><a href="http://www.intel.com/design/processor/specupdt/315593.htm" target="_blank">http://www.intel.com/design/<wbr>processor/specupdt/315593.htm</a><br>
<a href="http://download.intel.com/design/processor/datashts/31559205.pdf" target="_blank">http://download.intel.com/<wbr>design/processor/datashts/<wbr>31559205.pdf</a><br><br><a href="http://www.intel.com/Assets/PDF/designguide/302666.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.intel.com/Assets/<wbr>PDF/designguide/302666.pdf</a><br>
<a href="http://download.intel.com/design/processor/designex/315594.pdf" target="_blank">http://download.intel.com/<wbr>design/processor/designex/<wbr>315594.pdf</a><br><a href="http://www.intel.com/Assets/en_US/PDF/designguide/314917.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.intel.com/Assets/<wbr>en_US/PDF/designguide/314917.<wbr>pdf</a><br>
<br>I would appreciate any advice and help. Thank you.<br><br>Best regards,<br>Mihai Marchidann</div></body></html>