[LinuxBIOS] System requirements for LinuxBIOS

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Sun Oct 7 12:35:30 CEST 2007

On Sat, Oct 06, 2007 at 10:33:07PM +0400, Peter Lemenkov wrote:
> I can't find minimal system requirements for running LinuxBIOS.

For v3 it's a CPU that can use cache as RAM. CAR is getting popular
in v2 as well for boards with complex RAM init code.

> Especially I interested in minimal size of flashrom because I've
> got one mainboard with AT29C010A - 1 Megabit 128K x 8 5-volt Only
> CMOS Flash Memory. Is it enough for placing LinuxBIOS there?

That mostly depends on the payload you want to use. The LB part of
the flash image is rarely more than 32kb.


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