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Need Coreboot + FSP for Xeon Scalable Skylake-SP?

Kevin2001
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Hi!

I could not find a Intel FSP (Firmware Support Package) binaries for Intel Xeon Scalable Skylake-SP
I am want using it for coreboot ocp/tiogapass platform (coreboot+tianocore).
The necessary binaries were not found on the github https://github.com/intel/FSP.
Do they exist at all and what is their document number.

Best Regards,
Kevin2001.

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Victor_G_Intel
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Hello Kevin2001,


Thank you for posting on the Intel® communities.


To continue with your request can you please provide the following:


1-Are you requesting this information on behalf of a company? If yes, please provide as many details as possible about the company that you work for.


2-Can you please let us know why is this information needed on your end? Is it for some sort of project or for something else? Please provide as many details as possible.


Regards,


Victor G.

Intel Technical Support Technician  


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Kevin2001
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Hi Victor G!

This is my personal interest.
I have a supermicro X11SPL-F motherboard and I wanted to develop an alternative BIOS based on coreboot + UEFI for it.
I found the most suitable motherboard (ocp/tiogapass) in the coreboot project sources.
After assembling the BIOS, the motherboard did not start. Further search showed that there are no FSP binaries at BIOS file.
The sources (https://review.coreboot.org/c/coreboot/+/38549) indicate that the FSP binaries are fake! and "not going to be available in the public domain".
How are things now with the availability of binaries for Skylake-SP and do they exist at all?

 

Regards,
Kevin2001.

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Victor_G_Intel
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Hello Kevin2001,


Thank you for posting on the Intel® communities.


Please let me review this information internally, and kindly wait for an update.


Once we have more information to share, we will post it on this thread.


Regards,


Victor G.

Intel Technical Support Technician  


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MIGUEL_C_Intel
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Hello Kevin2001,


Do you mind sending us the processor model you want to install on the Supermicro X11SPL-F motherboard?  We will try to gather the information requested.  Please bear in mind this information is usually only available for system manufacturers with a non-disclosure agreement.


Look forward to hearing from you.


Regards,

Miguel C.

Intel Customer Support Technician


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Kevin2001
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Hi Miguel C!

 

I am currently using Intel Xeon 4110 Silver cpu on my motherboard.

 

Regards,
Kevin2001.

 

 

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MIGUEL_C_Intel
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Hello Kevin2001,


Thank you for providing me with the processor model.  I hopefully provide an update soon.


Regards,

Miguel C.

Intel Customer Support Technician


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MIGUEL_C_Intel
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Hello, Kevin2001,


The public information is available at:

The Intel® FSP is available at GitHub - intel/FSP: Intel(R) Firmware Support Package (FSP) (look for Skylake folder)

https://github.com/intel/FSP


Intel® Firmware Support Package - External Architecture Specification

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/content-details/736809/intel-firmware-support-package-external-architecture-specification.html?wapkw=Intel%C2%AE%20Firmware%20Support%20Package


This is the latest version as compatibility is preserved.


If further assistance is necessary, please visit Developer Zone. A Customer non-Disclosure Agreement is necessary.

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/developer/overview.html#gs.qpfh94


Regards,

Miguel C.

Intel Customer Support Technician


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Kevin2001
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Hi Miguel C!

 

Oh. This is not exactly what I need.
This is for the Skylake desktop processor, which has at least a different number of memory channels.
The link you provided does not have an FSP associated with Skylake-SP (Purley platform). This is a server platform.
I'll try to visit Developer Zone, but first I would like to understand - is FSP binaries for Skylake-SP (Purley platform) exist in any form for using in Coreboot?
I would not want to spend time looking for non-existent binaries. Can you help with this?

 

Regards,
Kevin2001.

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MIGUEL_C_Intel
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Hello, Kevin2001,


The information you are looking for is available.  The Intel Developer Zone provides the information; bear in mind, it is intended only for system manufacturers with a customer non-Disclosure Agreement (CNDA).


Regards,

Miguel C.

Intel Customer Support Technician


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