PC Engines ALIX.2CX
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|L1 cache enabled|
|L2 cache enabled|
|L3 cache enabled||N/A|
|Multiple CPU support||N/A|
|Dual channel support||N/A|
|On-board IDE 3.5"|
|On-board IDE 2.5"|
|On-board Smartcard reader||N/A|
|On-board SD card reader||N/A|
|ISA add-on cards||N/A|
|Audio/Modem-Riser (AMR/CNR) cards||N/A|
|PCI add-on cards|
|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|
|Serial port 1 (COM1)||Yes|
|Serial port 2 (COM2)||N/A|
|Sensors / fan control|
|CPU frequency scaling|
|Other powersaving features|
|High precision event timers (HPET)|
|Random number generator (RNG)|
|Wake on modem ring||N/A|
|Wake on LAN|
|Wake on keyboard||N/A|
|Wake on mouse||N/A|
Coreboot works on the Alix.2c3 and its successor Alix.2d3. The easiest way to build coreboot for these boards is to use Buildrom. Enable the 'Experimental features', choose coreboot version v3, and then select the Alix.2c3 target (this also works for the Alix.2d3).
Alternatively, you can build coreboot manually. Currently this board is only supported in coreboot v3.
This board still needs a binary blob from AMD called VSA.
For coreboot-v3 build as alix2c3. Then add the VSA. You can download the VSA blob from here. You need to uncompress it. It should be 57504 Bytes in Size and MD5 should be 0f4fd87b3eef78bd90b56a39646f5845.
Copy that file into the root of you build system and execute the following command after coreboot is built and before you flash it.
build/util/lar/lar -C lzma -a build/bios.bin ./amd_vsa_lx_1.01.bin:blob/vsa
If you want to use coreboot v2 on this alix board, you'll need to port coreboot to it. See the Geode Porting Guide.
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