[coreboot] coreboot system analyzer

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Mon Mar 3 18:23:21 CET 2008

On 03.03.2008 16:19, Paul Menzel wrote:
> Hi,
> Am Donnerstag, den 28.02.2008, 15:21 +0100 schrieb Carl-Daniel
> Hailfinger:
>> This is a ready-made script which gathers all information about a system 
>> we could want to evaluate whether porting is possible and/or easy.
>> The idea behind it is to get loads of people to run the script and help 
>> us analyze coverage of flashrom and superiotool, together with board 
>> distribution among willing testers.
>> In the future, this could include the ICH GPIO dumper, the K8 resource 
>> dumper, the MCP55 configuration dumper and a few other utilities.
>> Signed-off-by: Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net>
> Great idea.


>> acpidump >acpidump.txt
> The problem is, that it is not certain, that acpidump is installed on
> the system (It is not on mine). So maybe we should test for the
> existence. I do not know of a better way to check, whether a program is
> in the path.
> [...]

I adapted your code somewhat, but it is not finished. Thanks for the code.

> An other thing is, whether the script should use sudo and compile the
> programs with the right of the normal user.

Indeed. I'd even say we could split the script in two scripts, one 
privileged and one unprivileged.

New version attached.



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