With a connection to the serial port set at , you should see corebootv2 come up, launch FILO, and if you have a timeout set in FILO, then it may be waiting for you to confirm its boot command line. Privacy policy About coreboot Disclaimers. Board index All times are UTC. About us Privacy policy Mailing list Mobile. This howto assumes that you have this device, though other methods and devices exist for programming flash roms.

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This site hosts no abandonware. The display device is selected in the BIOS but then subsequently the Windows graphics driver has its own ideas, switching to its own epis-m after the VGA Windows loading screen.

Whilst getting corebootv2 going on your EPIA-M, you are almost certainly going to be re-programming the flash rom several times, and there is a very high probability that at one of these stages you will get a flash epia- that fails to boot your mainboard into Linux. The bios saviour is a little device which plugs into the flash rom socket of the motherboard, and the original flash rom then plugs into the bios saviour. The next problem encounterred was that after vga initialisation, the screen didn’t come on.

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ComputerSphere – mounting the VIA Epia M motherboard

If you don’t, time to start capturing the output of the serial port and talking to the coreboot mailing list. Both boards have overscan as an option, which stretches the desktop beyond the edges of the screen a little too far for some purposes. Steam names the best-selling games of The epi-am way to make this happen is to edit the Makefile and change the line:.

You will need to remember to make this change every time after you have run the buildtarget program.

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If all went well, then you should find a file ‘coreboot. There was some distortion around the edges of the eepia-m – but this is not a problem if overscan is used. April 11, Neatorama’s Collection of Case Mods. EPIA Ms in Windows support VGA video resolutions of x, x, x, x, x, x, x and x epia- in 16 or 32 bit colour.

The other 64K is for your vga bios which is simply merged with the coreboot image. May 10, The “Frame”.

VIA’s EPIA-M10000 platform

In other words it makes an image K big to which a captured vga bios should be prepended. In gold color no less.

If both are plugged in, the EPIA would display on the monitor. Customize The Tech Report February 18, The “Rundfunker”. I use it with a pci v3, it runs equivalent to a PII Click ‘Apply’ and the TV will display again.


ComputerSphere – mounting the VIA Epia M motherboard – Travis’ Blog

What about high quality DivX and MP3 playback? I use ‘microcom’ which is simple and allows all output to be captured into a file for later analysis.

Check that it is bytes long – i.

For some folks, size matters, so the EPIA-M’s tiny footprint will definitely be a major selling point. The DSDT describes the interrupt routing and power management capabilities of devices, and is what Linux uses for interrupt routing if it can.

Honestly, there’s not rpia-m room for anything else on the board.

Hereafter, epia- howto refers to directory locations relative to these directories, unless an absolute pathlist is given. The next step is to create the build environment for the epia-m.

As for how useful it would be – what do you want to do with it? Motherboards Systems Previous page Next page.