[coreboot] progress on lx

Jordan Crouse jordan.crouse at amd.com
Sun Jan 20 02:37:09 CET 2008

On 19/01/08 08:55 -0800, ron minnich wrote:
> On Jan 19, 2008 8:18 AM, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger
> <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
> > On 19.01.2008 07:39, ron minnich wrote:
> > > Marc, should we modify the LX build to somehow wget the VSA and copy
> > > it in to LAR? Or should we have a top-level "blob" directory in v3
> > > that includes the vsa file, and then build it in to LAR?
> > >
> >
> > Please don't store any blobs in the v3 tree directly.
> I am probably going to put a wget for the vsa in the board or cpu or
> northbridge makefile; and add a rule to drop
> the vsa into blob/vsa in the LAR. Then in the pci setup bus scan phase
> I'll run the vsa --- the core is all there and almost right
> anyway.
> Since we don't absolutely require buildrom to build a rom image, we
> need to make sure we can get a working coreboot image
> from the coreboot build.

Please don't.  coreboot is not about the VSA, its not about VGA blobs
or NIC blobs or Bob's random blob.  Its about the core boot code.  If
it takes an extra step to build the final rom, well, so be it.  Write
a script or use an existing one.

Jordan Crouse
Systems Software Development Engineer 
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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