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by hwmartin
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Intense PC BIOS
Topic: coreboot for Intense PC/MintBox 2
Replies: 2
Views: 2703

Re: coreboot for Intense PC/MintBox 2

I have updated the coreboot wiki with the current support status of the Intense PC/MintBox 2: https://www.coreboot.org/Board:compulab/intense_pc Thanks go to Irad who sent me the FM-LAN-E4-U4 FACE module! The FACE module highlighted an issue with PCIe bus initialization, but this has been fixed and ...
by hwmartin
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: General fitlet2 questions
Topic: fitlet2 performance
Replies: 3
Views: 2688

Re: fitlet2 performance

What would be the advantage of choosing the Atom E3950 over the Celeron J3455? Does it have lower idle power consumption? Better performance in another area I haven't considered? Here's a comparison of the two CPUs: https://ark.intel.com/compare/95594,96488 The only important difference is that Ato...
by hwmartin
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: fitlet2 hardware
Topic: fitlet2 RAM compatibility
Replies: 0
Views: 2590

fitlet2 RAM compatibility

CompuLab has provided me with a link to their list of qualified modules for the fitlet2:
http://fit-pc.com/wiki/index.php/RAM_mo ... C_products

I would recommend checking the list before purchasing any memory to ensure it's compatible.
by hwmartin
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: fitlet2 hardware
Topic: DisplayPort 1.2 MST
Replies: 1
Views: 2014

DisplayPort 1.2 MST

According to the specification for Intel Apollo Lake, the Atom/Celeron in the fitlet2 supports DisplayPort 1.2 and should therefore support DisplayPort MST. I have two 4K displays with MST support. Using my Dell E7250 (5th gen Core i5) I am able to use DisplayPort MST and have both monitors daisy ch...
by hwmartin
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: General fitlet2 questions
Topic: Intel E3950 availability
Replies: 6
Views: 3389

Re: Intel E3950 availability

What mW is recommended to maximize performance and not overwhelming the passive cooling? In my opinion (I do not speak for CompuLab) you shouldn't need to set any limit. All modern Intel CPUs will thermal throttle if they become too hot, so there is no need to manually set the TDP limit in BIOS. If...
by hwmartin
Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: General fitlet2 questions
Topic: Intel E3950 availability
Replies: 6
Views: 3389

Re: Intel E3950 availability

Is this version actually available? Which stepping will be shipped? My unit has the x7-E3950. Here is the output of dmidecode for the Atom x7-E3950: Handle 0x0033, DMI type 4, 48 bytes Processor Information Socket Designation: SOCKET 0 Type: Central Processor Family: Atom Manufacturer: Intel ID: C9...
by hwmartin
Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: General fitlet2 questions
Topic: Intel E3950 availability
Replies: 6
Views: 3389

Re: Intel E3950 availability

Intel Ark shows that the Atom x7-E3950 has been available since Q4 2016:
https://ark.intel.com/products/96488/In ... o-2_00-GHz
by hwmartin
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Intense PC BIOS
Topic: coreboot for Intense PC/MintBox 2
Replies: 2
Views: 2703

coreboot for Intense PC/MintBox 2

I do not warranty or guarantee the coreboot firmware for Intense PC/MintBox 2. By proceeding you acknowledge the risks and assume all liability. coreboot is an free and open-source (FOSS) firmware for the Intense PC/MintBox 2 which is not supported by CompuLab . Modifying the firmware on your unit w...
by hwmartin
Fri Feb 10, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Intense PC BIOS
Topic: MintBox 2 CSM
Replies: 1
Views: 2682

MintBox 2 CSM

It would appear the the MintBox 2 doesn't support fully native UEFI booting, by which I mean even in "UEFI Boot" mode, the CSM still runs. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unified_Extensible_Firmware_Interface#CSM_booting I have disabled Legacy Boot in the graphical configuration tool, however when gru...
by hwmartin
Thu Feb 05, 2015 9:09 am
Forum: Other distributions
Topic: CentOS 7
Replies: 0
Views: 6114

CentOS 7

I can confirm that CentOS 7 installs and runs perfectly on the Mint Box 2 in UEFI mode. The two SSDs are in mdadm RAID 1. Performance is quite good, however it seems that the mSATA slot is only SATA 3Gb/s and not SATA 6Gb/s. Specs: Mint Box 2 (i5-3337U, 4GB RAM) 128GB Crucial MX100 SSD (2.5", /dev/s...

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