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Hardware configuration matrix - Talos II

Introduction

This document describes the hardware configuration used for validation of the coreboot port on the Talos II platform.

Talos II

Component Description
CPU IBM POWER9 “Sforza”
CPU Cooler
RAM Crucial CT8G4RF88266
Flash memory Micron MT25QL512ABB8ESF-0SIT
Network Local network wired connection
Attached devices SanDisk USB 3.2Gen1 16 GB
Ethernet 2x Broadcom BCM5719
Power Supply Corsair TX550M
Power Control Sonoff S20 switch
Remote Control OpenBMC

Following RAM configurations were tested and are proved to be properly initialized.

MCS0, MCA0
   DIMM0: 1Rx4 16GB PC4-2666V-RC2-12-PA0
   DIMM1: not installed
MCS0, MCA1
   DIMM0: 1Rx8 8GB PC4-2666V-RD1-12
   DIMM1: not installed
MCS1, MCA0
   DIMM0: 2Rx4 32GB PC4-2666V-RB2-12-MA0
   DIMM1: not installed
MCS1, MCA1
   DIMM0: 2Rx8 16GB PC4-2666V-RE2-12
   DIMM1: not installed

All 3 major DRAM vendors are supported, namely Samsung, Micron and Hynix.