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ASRock X570D4U: OpenBMC Support in Development

For those interested in server-grade AMD Ryzen 5000 series motherboards, the ASRock Rack X570D4U micro-ATX motherboard is a compelling offering, and developer Renze Nicolai is working on OpenBMC support as an alternative to its proprietary BMC software. Nicolai has posted revised patches adding Device Tree bindings for the ASpeed baseboard management controller (BMC) found in this motherboard.

The goal is to make this motherboard a supported OpenBMC platform for Linux-based, open-source BMC software. Although the patches are not directly from ASRock Rack, they are currently undergoing review on the kernel mailing list. The ASRock Rack X570D4U motherboard is ideal for those building an AMD Ryzen 5000 series server or looking for a micro-ATX system with ECC memory support. It retails for around $330 US dollars on

Source: Phoronix.