[coreboot] v3 challenge: global variables
ward at gnu.org
Mon Feb 4 17:00:19 CET 2008
On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 04:52:56PM +0100, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 04.02.2008 16:28, Peter Stuge wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 02:52:05PM +0100, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> >> I have a really tough challenge for you: I need a global variable
> >> in v3.
> > Why?
> It's a pointer to the printk log buffer. That way, we have printk as
> soon as we enter stage 1, even before the Super I/O is initialized. As
> an added benefit, we can make the coreboot log available to payloads.
That would be awesome. I'd love to see it show up in dmesg...
Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator
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