[coreboot] Fwd: [RFC] Here we go... the SLOF biosemu for coreboot-v3

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Sat Dec 13 20:42:03 CET 2008

On 13.12.2008 20:05, Pattrick Hueper wrote:
> uups... forgot to add coreboot mailing list in this mail....
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Pattrick Hueper <phueper at hueper.net>
> Date: Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 8:04 PM
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] [RFC] Here we go... the SLOF biosemu for coreboot-v3
> To: ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com>
> Hi,
> just one minor thing... ... SLOF is the Slimline Open Firmware
> developed by IBM for its Cell Blades and the YDL PowerStation... the
> biosemu is part of SLOF, and it seems soon part of coreboot :-) but
> i'd rather not call it SLOF since SLOF is a full IEEE1275 compliant OF
> implementation including Forth, Client Interface, ...
> I dont really have a good name for it... in my first mail i called it
> YABEL (Yet another BIOS Emulation Layer) but that was intended as
> fun... can we call it biosemu? (x86emu is the processor emulation and
> biosemu the I/O / INT / Mem Emulation that makes the Option ROMs
> run...) Or does anybody have a better proposal?

Your code, your naming choice. It's that simple. :-)



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