[LinuxBIOS] have a static initram improvements.

Jordan Crouse jordan.crouse at amd.com
Fri Jul 20 18:27:59 CEST 2007

On 20/07/07 09:18 -0700, ron minnich wrote:
> Then, one step further: create a LAR file that is the symbol table for
> stage 0/1 that has been burned into FLASH. The mainboard has its
> vector table, and this links against the symbols in the lar file. That
> way, if you ONLY have a copy of the bios, and you need to create a new
> stage 2, the path is open to linking against the stage0/1 in flash,
> without requiring a rebuild of stage0/1.
> Is this too crazy?

Frankly?  Yes.  I'm not super excited about re-inventing the wheel here.
I would much rather play the linking script games then come up with
something new.  ld scripts are not evil, if they are done right.


Jordan Crouse
Systems Software Development Engineer 
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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