Author: Francis Rowe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:46:20 +0100
docs/tasks.html: notes about possible WSON chip for iKVM on S8320
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<a href="https://github.com/facebook/openbmc">https://github.com/facebook/openbmc</a> - also linked from
- might be possible adapt this.
+ - You
+ might need to use the vendor tools running from under the proprietary BIOS to wipe the Flash chip holding the IPMI firmware,
+ if it's baked in. (on KGPE-D16, it's an <a href="http://www.servethehome.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/ASUS-ASMB6-iKVM-Module.png">add-on card</a> so just don't add the add-on card - also SOIC-16 according to tpearson. but not sure what form factor used on S8230 - it better not be bl***y WSON).
SAS controller requires firmware, but optional. (same thing on KGPE-D16). Board also has SATA, so it's fine.