A bug was found in freebios2/src/northbridge/via/vt8601/raminit.c

ron minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Jul 6 11:29:01 CEST 2004

On 6 Jul 2004, Eric W. Biederman wrote:

> Hmm..  Using bytes does not help the register pressure and in fact
> slightly increases code size.  If the byte register instructions
> on x86 were more symmetric this might be different, but...

sad that they don't work well. 
> I cannot think of an architecture where using bytes would be better.
> The increase in code size is because of the need to clamp the values
> at their maximum so code like this fails properly.  

They exist :-)

thanks for the tip, this is very good to know.



More information about the coreboot mailing list