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This page describes how to use the '''AXUS TC320''' thin client with LinuxBIOS.
This page describes how to use the '''[http://www.keyton.co.jp/products/UAXT/TC-320.html AXUS TC320]''' thin client with LinuxBIOS.
== Status ==
== Status ==

Revision as of 16:16, 26 October 2007

This page describes how to use the AXUS TC320 thin client with LinuxBIOS.


Device/functionality Status Comments
CPU works OK
L1 cache enabled Unknown
L2 cache enabled Unknown
L3 cache enabled Unknown
Multiple CPU support Unknown
Multi-core support Unknown
Hardware virtualization Unknown
EDO Unknown
SDRAM Unknown
SO-DIMM Unknown
DDR Unknown
DDR2 Unknown
DDR3 Unknown
Dual channel support N/A
ECC support N/A
On-board Hardware
On-board IDE 3.5" N/A
On-board IDE 2.5" OK Tested with 5.25" disk.
On-board SATA N/A
On-board SCSI Unknown
On-board USB OK
On-board VGA OK VGA support in LinuxBIOS works fine (e.g. for displaying a boot logo), for console/X11 you need a special kernel console and Xorg driver.
On-board Ethernet OK
On-board Audio OK Works with a special SMI polling driver, but not perfectly
On-board Modem Unknown
On-board FireWire N/A
On-board Smartcard reader Unknown
On-board CompactFlash Unknown
On-board PCMCIA Unknown
On-board Wifi N/A
On-board Bluetooth N/A
On-board SD card reader N/A
Add-on slots/cards
ISA add-on cards N/A
Audio/Modem-Riser (AMR/CNR) cards Unknown
PCI add-on cards N/A
Mini-PCI add-on cards Unknown
Mini-PCI-Express add-on cards Unknown
PCI-X add-on cards Unknown
AGP graphics cards N/A
PCI Express x1 add-on cards N/A
PCI Express x2 add-on cards N/A
PCI Express x4 add-on cards N/A
PCI Express x8 add-on cards N/A
PCI Express x16 add-on cards N/A
PCI Express x32 add-on cards N/A
HTX add-on cards N/A
Legacy / Super I/O
Floppy N/A No connector provided.
Serial port 1 (COM1) OK
Serial port 2 (COM2) OK
Parallel port Untested
PS/2 keyboard OK
PS/2 mouse OK
Game port Unknown
Infrared Unknown
PC speaker Unknown
DiskOnChip Untested
Trackpoint N/A
Touchpad N/A
Fn Hotkeys N/A
Fingerprint Reader N/A
Docking VGA N/A
Docking LAN N/A
Docking USB N/A
Docking Audio N/A
Docking Displayport N/A
Thinklight N/A
Webcam N/A
Sensors / fan control Untested This CPU does not need a fan.
Hardware watchdog Unknown
SMBus Unknown
CAN bus Unknown
CPU frequency scaling OK Frequency Scaling on this CPU is useless. Stop clock on HLT saves more power (enabled by Linux as default).
Other powersaving features Unknown
ACPI Unknown
Reboot Unknown
Poweroff Unknown
Suspend Unknown
Nonstandard LEDs Unknown
High precision event timers (HPET) Unknown
Random number generator (RNG) Unknown
Wake on modem ring Unknown
Wake on LAN Unknown
Wake on keyboard Unknown
Wake on mouse Unknown
TPM Unknown
Flashrom Untested


The AXUS TC320 Winterminal.
  • GX1-300B-85-20 Cyrix/National/AMD Main CPU with 300MHz core clock
  • CS5530A-UCE part of the chipset, Cyrix/National/AMD companion device
  • PC97317 Super IO
  • RTL8139C Realtec network controller
  • Pm29F002T DIL32 256kiB Flash memory to boot
  • LM4546 National, AC97 AD/DA
  • DOC2000 DIL32 16MiB DiskOnChip
  • SDRAM 64MiB SDRAM with 133MHz/CL2 capability as DIMM

Connectors (internal and external)

  • 1x PS/2 keyboard
  • 1x PS/2 mouse
  • 2x serial port (ttyS0/ttyS1)
  • 1x Parallel port
  • 2x USB (OHCI)
  • 1x DSUB15 VGA analouge
  • 1x RJ45
  • Audio: Line-in, line-out, Mic
  • 1x 44pin 2mm 2.5" harddisk connector

Detailed System Information

Block diagram

Axus schaubild.png

The following information was gathered on a running Linux 2.6.21 system, booted via LinuxBIOS:

lspci -tv

-[0000:00]-+-00.0  Cyrix Corporation PCI Master
           +-0f.0  Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+
           +-12.0  Cyrix Corporation 5530 Legacy [Kahlua]
           +-12.1  Cyrix Corporation 5530 SMI [Kahlua]
           +-12.2  Cyrix Corporation 5530 IDE [Kahlua]
           +-12.3  Cyrix Corporation 5530 Audio [Kahlua]
           +-12.4  Cyrix Corporation 5530 Video [Kahlua]
           \-13.0  Compaq Computer Corporation ZFMicro Chipset USB


processor       : 0
vendor_id       : Geode by NSC
cpu family      : 5
model           : 9
model name      : Geode(TM) Integrated Processor by National Semi
stepping        : 2
cpu MHz         : 300.691
cache size      : 16 KB
fdiv_bug        : no
hlt_bug         : no
f00f_bug        : no
coma_bug        : no
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 2
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu tsc msr cx8 cmov mmx cxmmx
bogomips        : 602.1
clflush size    : 32


00000000-000006d3 : reserved
000006d4-0009ffff : System RAM
000a0000-000bffff : Video RAM area
000f0000-000fffff : System ROM
00100000-01bfffff : System RAM
  00100000-00253ad9 : Kernel code
  00253ada-002a5f2b : Kernel data
40000000-40000fff : scratch_pad_ram
40008000-400080ff : bus_interface
  40008000-400080ff : Geode GX1 Bus Interface
40008100-400082ff : video_pipeline
40008300-400083ff : display_control
40008400-400084ff : memory_control
  40008400-400084ff : Geode GX1 Memory Control
40008500-40008fff : power_control.0
40400000-407fffff : smm_area.0
40800000-487fffff : video_memory
febfb000-febfbfff : 0000:00:12.4
febfc000-febfcfff : 0000:00:13.0
  febfc000-febfcfff : ohci_hcd
febfd000-febfd0ff : 0000:00:0e.0
  febfd000-febfd0ff : 8139too
febfe000-febfe0ff : 0000:00:12.1
  febfe000-febfe0ff : CS5530a (Kahlua) SMI handler
febff000-febff07f : 0000:00:12.3
fffc0000-ffffffff : flash_memory.0


0000-001f : dma1
0020-0021 : pic1
0040-0043 : timer0
0050-0053 : timer1
0060-006f : keyboard
0070-0077 : rtc
0080-008f : dma page reg
00a0-00a1 : pic2
00c0-00df : dma2
00f0-00ff : fpu
0170-0177 : 0000:00:12.2
01f0-01f7 : 0000:00:12.2
  01f0-01f7 : ide0
02f8-02ff : serial
0376-0376 : 0000:00:12.2
03f6-03f6 : 0000:00:12.2
  03f6-03f6 : ide0
03f8-03ff : serial
0cf8-0cff : PCI conf1
1000-10ff : 0000:00:0e.0
  1000-10ff : 8139too
1400-147f : 0000:00:12.2
  1400-1407 : ide0
  1408-140f : ide1


  0:   86290487    XT-PIC-XT        timer
  2:          0    XT-PIC-XT        cascade
  4:      17272    XT-PIC-XT        serial
  8:          0    XT-PIC-XT        rtc
 11:          0    XT-PIC-XT        ohci_hcd:usb1
 14:     410947    XT-PIC-XT        ide0
 15:    5952261    XT-PIC-XT        eth0
NMI:          0
ERR:          0

Required patches

  • This patch is needed to let Linux know the Cyrix 5530 interrupt router.
  • This patch is needed as someone has overoptimised chipset tweaks so the used access macros failed. This patch is required only for kernels up to 2.6.22. From Linux 2.6.23 on its part of mainline.
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