[coreboot] Time for a new project

Jordan Crouse jordan.crouse at amd.com
Sun Apr 13 01:06:38 CEST 2008

On 11/04/08 16:43 -0700, ron minnich wrote:
> one simple suggestion. Your types are 32 bits. But the type numbers
> are things like
> 1, 2, 3 etc:
> I think it's worth it to bite the bulet and use more than the 3 lowest
> bits of the 32 bits, for several reasons:
> 1. it's easier to detect a bogus type if you use more bits, and bogus
> type detection is good for bogus problems.
> 2. With a jtag debugger, it's easier to verify that it really is a
> type and not just the number '1', etc.
> 3. use those bits! They're there for a reason :-)
> So, ignore me if you will, but how about
> 'CODE'
> 'DATA'
> 'BSS '
> 'NAME'
> 'NOTE'
> 'ENTR'

I dig this.  We will make it so.  I think we should also force all the
header members to be little endian to avoid issues later on with



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

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