[coreboot] Jetway J7F4K1G5S-LF acting weird, any suggestions?
corey.osgood at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 04:52:28 CEST 2010
On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 3:44 PM, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 2:53 PM, <austinro at msu.edu> wrote:
>> I'm not sure what other info might be useful, but I'll provide it or try
>> whatever is asked. A few other possible clues: the factory bios only
>> recognized half of my installed ram, but coreboot recognized all of it.
>> With coreinfo or memtest as payloads, it did not restart, and it displayed
>> the proper vga output.
> can you remove the RAM that the BIOS did not find? In this way you
> remove any potential hardware problems.
J7F4 only has one RAM slot. I'd seen similar behavior on my J7F2 (only
sees 512MB of a 1GB stick, doesn't boot from PATA), the solution was
some different code to initialize IDE. I no longer have that board
though (it died about a year ago, and I didn't replace it), so I have
no real way to test it out. The code may be kicking around in the v2
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