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Author: Francis Rowe <info@gluglug.org.uk>
Date:   Tue, 20 Oct 2015 20:12:59 +0100

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diff --git a/docs/hcl/kgpe-d16.html b/docs/hcl/kgpe-d16.html @@ -122,16 +122,156 @@ <div class="section"> <h1 id="issues">Current issues</h1> - <p> - TODO: write - </p> + <ul> + <li>RDIMM memory modules untested, according to tpearson (they'll probably work)</li> + <li>LRDIMM memory modules are currently incompatible</li> + <li> + SAS (via PIKE 2008 module) requires non-free option ROM (and SeaBIOS) to boot from it + (theoretically possible to replace, but you can put a kernel in CBFS or on SATA + and use that to boot GNU, which can be on a SAS drive. The linux kernel can use + those SAS drives (via PIKE module) without an option ROM). + </li> + <li> + IPMI iKVM module (optional add-on card) uses proprietary firmware. Since it's for + remote out-of-band management, it's theoretically a backdoor similar to the Intel + Management Engine. Fortunately, unlike the ME, this firmware is unsigned which + means that a free replacement is theoretically possible. For now, the libreboot project + recommends not installing the module. <a href="https://github.com/facebook/openbmc">This project</a> + might be interesting to derive from, for those who want to work on a free replacement. + In practise, out-of-band management isn't very useful anyway (or at the very least, + it's not a major inconvenience to not have it). + </li> + <li>Graphics: only text-mode works. See <a href="#graphics">#graphics</a></li> + <li> + Potential issues with the 2nd NIC (see footnote 7 on + <a href="https://raptorengineeringinc.com/coreboot/kgpe-d16-status.php">KGPE-D16 status page</a>) + </li> + </ul> </div> <div class="section"> - <h1>Other information</h1> + <h2 id="specifications">Hardware specifications</h2> <p> - TODO: link to specs, etc + The information here is adapted, from the ASUS website. </p> + <h3>Processor / system bus</h3> + <ul> + <li>2 CPU sockets (G34 compatible)</li> + <li>HyperTransport™ Technology 3.0</li> + <li> + CPUs supported (not provided by Minifree, yet): + <ul> + <li>AMD Opteron™ 6100 series</li> + <li>AMD Opteron™ 6200 series</li> + <li>AMD Opteron™ 6300 series (Fam15h. <b>Recommended</b></li> + </ul> + </li> + <li>6.4 GT/s per link (triple link)</li> + </ul> + <h3>Core logic</h3> + <ul> + <li>AMD SR5690</li> + <li>AMD SP5100</li> + </ul> + <h3>Memory compatibility (with libreboot)</h3> + <ul> + <li><b>Total Slots:</b> 16 (4-channel per CPU, 8 DIMM per CPU), ECC</li> + <li><b>Capacity:</b> Maximum up to 256GB RDIMM</li> + <li> + <b>Memory Type that is compatible:</b> + <ul> + <li>DDR3 1600/1333/1066/800 UDIMM*</li> + <li>DDR3 1600/1333/1066/800 RDIMM*</li> + </ul> + </li> + <li> + <b>Compatible sizes per memory module:</b> + <ul> + <li>16GB, 8GB, 4GB, 3GB, 2GB, 1GB RDIMM</li> + <li>8GB, 4GB, 2GB, 1GB UDIMM</li> + </ul> + </li> + </ul> + <h3>Expansion slots</h3> + <ul> + <li><b>Total slot:</b> 6</li> + <li><b>Slot Location 1:</b> PCI 32bit/33MHz</li> + <li><b>Slot Location 2:</b> PCI-E x16 (Gen2 X8 Link)</li> + <li><b>Slot Location 3:</b> PCI-E x16 (Gen2 X16 Link), Auto switch to x8 link if slot 2 is occupied</li> + <li><b>Slot Location 4:</b> PCI-E x8 (Gen2 X4 Link)</li> + <li><b>Slot Location 5:</b> PCI-E x16 (Gen2 X16 Link)</li> + <li><b>Slot Location 6:</b> PCI-E x16 (Gen2 X16 Link), Auto turn off if slot 5 is occupied, For 1U FH/FL Card, MIO supported</li> + <li><b>Additional Slot 1:</b> PIKE slot (for SAS drives. See notes above)</li> + <li>Follow SSI Location#</li> + </ul> + <h3>Form factor</h3> + <ul> + <li>SSI EEB 3.61 (12"x13")</li> + </ul> + <h3>ASUS features</h3> + <ul> + <li>Fan Speed Control</li> + <li>Rack Ready (Rack and Pedestal dual use)</li> + </ul> + <h3>Storage</h3> + <ul> + <li> + <b>SATA controller:</b> + <ul> + <li>AMD SP5100</li> + <li>6 x SATA2 300MB/s</li> + </ul> + </li> + <li> + <b>SAS/SATA Controller:</b> + <ul> + <li>ASUS PIKE2008 3Gbps 8-port SAS card included</li> + </ul> + </li> + </ul> + <h3>Networking</h3> + <ul> + <li>2 x Intel® 82574L + 1 x Mgmt LAN</li> + </ul> + <h3>Graphics</h3> + <ul> + <li>Aspeed AST2050 with 8MB VRAM</li> + </ul> + <h3>On board I/O</h3> + <ul> + <li>1 x PSU Power Connector (24-pin SSI power connector + 8-pin SSI 12V + 8-pin SSI 12V power connector)</li> + <li>1 x Management Connector , Onboard socket for management card</li> + <li>3 x USB pin header , Up to 6 Devices</li> + <li>1 x Internal A Type USB Port</li> + <li>8 x Fan Header , 4pin (3pin/4pin fan dual support)</li> + <li>2 x SMBus</li> + <li>1 x Serial Port Header</li> + <li>1 x TPM header</li> + <li>1 x PS/2 KB/MS port</li> + </ul> + <h3>Back I/O ports</h3> + <ul> + <li>1 x External Serial Port</li> + <li>2 x External USB Port</li> + <li>1 x VGA Port</li> + <li>2 x RJ-45</li> + <li>1 x PS/2 KB/Mouse</li> + </ul> + <h3>Environment</h3> + <ul> + <li><b>Operation temperature:</b> 10C ~ 35C</li> + <li><b>Non operation temperature:</b> -40C ~ 70C</li> + <li><b>Non operation humidity:</b> 20% ~ 90% ( Non condensing)</li> + </ul> + <h3>Monitoring</h3> + <ul> + <li>CPU temperatures</li> + <li>Fan speed (RPM)</li> + </ul> + <h3>Note:</h3> + <ul> + <li>* DDR3 1600 can only be supported with AMD Opteron 6300/6200 series processor</li> + </ul> </div> <div class="section">