[LinuxBIOS] A question of support... (GX1/CS5530/PC97317)
unmanaged at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 04:37:50 CEST 2007
I think I just answered my own question...
The box has a AT27C020...
Which is OTP (one time programmable) :(
And it does not look to me pin compatable with the other AMTEL
supported chips in a PLCC (i think that is the correct acro.)
On 9/3/07, Gavin Groce <unmanaged at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a general question of compatibility for the list.
> I have a system that was developed by antex electronics.
> It is currently booting windows ce and has General Software's Embedded BIOS 4.3.
> I have tried different linux flavors and get a kernel panic (EIP?) at boot ....
> General Software pointed me to the mailing list due to the fact that I
> am a end user that they will not provide support to and Antex will not
> contact me.
> The information on the board is as follows:
> Geode GX1 300b-85-2.0
> CS5530A-UCE (VS121AB / VSC) 2000 3.0
> Super I/O PC97317 IBW/VUL (VS0030AP)
> The BIOS says it is a 'Unicorn Evaluation Board' ...
> The only motherboard markings are : F2443-4-1 Rev F Antex Electronics 2001
> NSC DS14185 EIA/TIA-232 3 Driver x 5 Receiver (Serial) ...
> 2-megabit (256K x 8) OTP EPROM AT27C020 with the label AXBIOS_E on it (was)...
> 74ABT16244 16-Bit Buffer/Line Driver with 3-STATE Outputs
> Conexant CX88168-11 Smartscm/56 (modem?)
> Altera epm70325 with a sticker that says AX ISA_C on it. (another OTP EPROM??)
> I tried to put a windows OS on it but it is painfully (useless) slow
> and this would make a great server as it is in a desktop component
> style case (think home stereo) ...
> Some of this info might help and some of it might be TMI but
> Any help would be great other wise it is going to get stuck into the
> closet with the rest of the projects that died...
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