You might want to arrange a null modem serial cable for connecting this serial port to a second computer running a terminal emulation program. Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! Documentation is now handled by the same processes we use for code: The bios saviour includes a second flash rom chip, and either of these chips can be selected as the active chip by a simple supplied electrical switch mounted on flying leads. Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing

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I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. If both are plugged in, the EPIA would display on the monitor.

Neither the author of this HOWTO or any organisation or individual associated with the corebootv2 project can be held responsible for any adverse consequences of your attempt to follow these procedures.

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Motherboards Systems Previous page Next page. By contrast, the picture quality during bootup on a TV is awful.

Motherboards Systems Previous page Next page. I struggled for some time getting the VGA bios to work properly, as others on the mailing list seem to be also.

Flash rom should search through a list of known flash rom device types until it finds the type of the original chip from your EPIA-M, and report what it has found.


How much power does one need for basic office applications? The vha invocation of make builds the default Config file, which should be edited to meet your needs.


The board serves up two Firewire ports and four USB 2. More cases are coming, with plenty of flavors appropriate for everything from home theater systems to business desktops. The DSDT describes the vg routing and power management capabilities of devices, and is what Linux uses for interrupt routing if it can. Once you have built this utility:. The EPIA Ms also have control over the absolute picture position in vva, though not with the horizontal and vertical scaling found on some TV output cards.

If you need to make any changes to the configuration, for example you wish to locate filo. For some folks, size matters, so the EPIA-M’s tiny footprint will definitely be a major selling point.

Your report will help other customers to better judge about the products. With a connection to the serial port set atyou 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. A vga bios image. Decide which chip you are going to use for corebootv2, and which chip you are going to keep the original working bios in, and mark them clearly on this switch.

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ComputerSphere – mounting the VIA Epia M motherboard

I wasn’t quite sure where to put it in the source epix, but I guessed it was more like a southbridge than anything else. The code is a bit clunky in as much as it allocates fixed addresses for memory windows – which ought to be allocated by the pci detection code, but I can’t figure out how to make this happen. The ACPI code seems to be fully functional – giving software off and reset, as well as providing power button click events the whole reason I wrote this!! August 13, The “Quiet Cubid”.


This step creates the appropriate makefiles and build directories for the epia-m. Nehemiah M Review Posted on May 19, If your are lucky, the actual part number of the 2 chips may be different, which you can use just prior to re-programming a chip to make sure you are programming the right chip.

This page was last modified on 5 Aprilat EPIA Ms in Windows support VGA video resolutions of x, x, x, x, x, x, x and x all in 16 or 32 bit colour. With switch left at position 2, reboot the n and make sure that it comes up correctly.

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