[coreboot] [PATCH] v3: variables can't be stored in ROM

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Sun Aug 10 02:52:54 CEST 2008

On 10.08.2008 02:09, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 10.08.2008 01:44, ron minnich wrote:
>> I see what you're doing here but -- let's fix it. Where to we put the
>> printk log buffer -- just make it the first 32 bits of it or
>> something. Anything.
>> Besides, if we leave it a variable, we can patch it in flash. Even
>> that's better than what we have now.
>> So please let's leave this in.
> Stand by for a generic global variable mechanism. I'm working on that
> one furiously.

Posted in a new thread.

By the way, v3 and K8 are an explosive combination at the moment. If you
want it to survive, disable CONFIG_CONSOLE_BUFFER or you will clobber
your stack! I'll post a patch to add printk buffer support to K8
sometime in the next few days.



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