[coreboot] trying to understand the build process of coreboot-v2

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Fri Jan 25 12:55:45 CET 2008

On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 05:13:56PM +0100, Harald Gutmann wrote:
> I just had set the ROM_SIZE..

This is a mess in v2.

> But at that point i've a (maybe) stupid question:
> What is the difference between normal/fallback/failover, and are
> all these 3 images needed?

No. failover chooses between normal or fallback. If you only want one
image use fallback and failover. See e.g. m57sli/Config.lb.kernel

> Another quite simple/stupid question is, how do i generate a
> payload.elf with the correct kernel options by hand?

Using the tool mkelfImage, but the latest version I know of does not
support x86_64 kernels. :\

Yinghai Lu sent a patch which added support, but I gave it a quick
try without success.


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