[coreboot] How to build coreboot for AMD/Opteron nVnida/CK804 CRB
yinghailu at gmail.com
Thu Jun 12 20:34:35 CEST 2008
On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 2:54 PM, <Ken.Fuchs at bench.com> wrote:
>> Ken Fuchs wrote:
>> > There doesn't seem to be a target defined for this board
>> > in the current source for coreboot.
>> > I tried:
>> > $ cd ./targets
>> > $ ./buildtarget nvidia/ck804
>> > No target config file found
>> > Tried both nvidia/ck804 and nvidia/ck804/Config.lb
>> > $
>> > Where are the target files for the Opteron/CK804 CRB?
>> > --- Chipset Reference Boards ---
>> > It is very important that coreboot contains the targets
>> > of all chipset reference boards, since mainboard designers
>> > often use them as the basis of their own designs. Thus
>> > coreboot ports from these chipset reference boards to the
>> > mainboards based on them would seem to be the easiest way
>> > to do these board-level ports. The only exception might
>> > be a mainboard family whose various members may be closer
>> > in design that the chipset reference board.
> Joseph Smith wrote:
>> Sorry I don't think that board is supported by coreboot. I
>> know in the past
>> it is very hard to get nvidia chips supported due to lack of
>> public information, etc.
> The nVidia CK804 CRB is supported by coreboot
> (or at least it should be supported). I have
> three year old source code based on LinuxBIOS
> that supports this board. Our code was never
> submitted, because another CK804 port of
> LinuxBIOS was completed and submitted before
> Three years ago, I didn't have any trouble
> getting technical information for the nVidia
> CK804 chipset. An NDA was required. nVidia
> was very easy to work with, especially while
> reviewing our source code. We were provided
> with good support by nVidia.
> --- CK804 code in official LinuxBIOS source code ---
> The nVidia CK804 chipset is definitely supported
> by coreboot. See ./src/southbridge/nvidia/ck804/.
> What happened to the mainboard and target files
> of the nVidia CK804 CRB board? Did someone remove
> them from the coreboot repository?
> I also have a snapshot of the official LinuxBIOS
> code right after the other CK804 port was officially
> submitted (three years ago). It contains
> ./src/mainboard/nvidia/nf4crb, so the CK804
> mainboard files were in the official tree. However,
> I see no evidence that the target files were in that
> snapshot, but I assumed that they were added later.
i have src/mainboard/nvidia/crb in my local disk.
don't know why it is not made to public.
that should be something like s2895 but doesn't have 8131...
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