[coreboot] Newbie to coreboot with a 845G chipset
Qing Pei Wang
wangqingpei at gmail.com
Wed Apr 14 08:13:52 CEST 2010
what i want to tell you is that seabios may support DOS/Xp, but others not.
be mention that there is always risk to flash the bios.
On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 3:51 AM, A.Haq Abbad <haqman at gmail.com> wrote:
> So you advice me to install coreboot on it?
> the motherboard is not mentioned on the website, but the chipset is!
> On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 6:44 PM, Qing Pei Wang <wangqingpei at gmail.com>wrote:
>> if you want to try xp/DOS, Seabios would be the only choice. and it is
>> unnecessary to use kernel as payload(as a matter of fact, i doubt if it can
>> be taken as payload).
>> i think filo will be the easiest payload as the same.
>> On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 10:52 PM, A.Haq Abbad <haqman at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi All
>>> Intel® 845G chipset
>>> Southbridge 82801
>>> P4 2.4GHz
>>> From Compaq Evo D310 DT (Custom Mobo, P4B266-VMX)
>>> Any recomemendations?
>>> Which payload to choose? I want to start with a basic one, will be using
>>> Linux mostly, but I do want to try XP and DOS perhaps.
>>> SeaBios seems good, but on the Wiki, it only mentions coreboot v3, and
>>> not 4! I hope it's a typo.
>>> I don't think I can use a Linux kernel as a payload, as the chip only has
>>> How risky is it to render the PC useless? Note that the BIOS chip is
>>> soldered into the Mobo :\
>>> and I doubt I'd be bothered to buy a new one and solder it.
>>> Time to complete the whole thing? If too long, I'll do it on the weekend.
>>> coreboot mailing list: coreboot at coreboot.org
>> Wang Qing Pei
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>> Gmail:wangqingpei at gmail.com <Gmail%3Awangqingpei at gmail.com>
Wang Qing Pei
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