[coreboot] [PATCH] Halt TCO timer on Intel 3100 chipset

Jeremy Jackson jerj at coplanar.net
Wed Apr 16 18:36:07 CEST 2008

On Wed, 2008-04-16 at 18:12 +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:

> > On Wed, 2008-04-16 at 17:33 +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> >   
> >> Please avoid any POST code toggling. There are POST boards out there
> >> which display the last n POST codes and make it a lot easier to follow
> >> the code path. Once you add POST code toggling, that history is flushed
> >> away really fast.
> >>       
> We have some places where we output POST codes in a tight loop in a
> die() function (or whatever it is called). Coupling watchdog timer reset
> with outputting POST codes makes sure that the machine will NEVER reboot
> on serious errors and we might as well disable the watchdog altogether.

How does this outputing in a loop interact with the above mentioned POST
cards that store a history?

What is the purpose of these outputs in die() loops?

Jeremy Jackson
Coplanar Networks
jerj at coplanar.net

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