[coreboot] Fwd: Merging Qi with coreboot?
rminnich at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 17:41:09 CET 2008
This is an interesting writeup (see link). I think they think coreboot
does lots of BIOS stuff.
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From: Andy Green <andy at openmoko.com>
Date: Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 8:08 AM
Subject: Re: Merging Qi with coreboot?
To: Troy Benjegerdes <hozer at hozed.org>
Cc: devel at lists.openmoko.org, rminnich at gmail.com
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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
| I'd like to understand the motivation for Qi.. it really seems like it's
| just a "YABL" (yet another boot loader). Why can't U-boot be made to
There's some explanation of why we moved off U-Boot here
| boot "really fast", or if speed is the primary motivation, wouldn't it
| make more sense to leverage the work begin done on Coreboot for x86?
| (cold boot to linux console in 3 seconds on x86 hardware)
x86 and s3c device boot are very different, and we don't need to take
care about a lot of PC-centric BIOS business.
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