[coreboot] Problems with VIA EPIA-ME6000

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Tue Mar 4 16:23:23 CET 2008

On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 02:42:19PM +0100, Klaus Stammermann wrote:
> > I think at the beginning (but someone please correct me if I'm wrong), i.e.
> >
> > cat vga.rom coreboot.com > coreboot_full.rom
> >
> > But you need to tweak the config files too in order to make the
> > coreboot.rom smaller (so there's place for vga.rom).
> >
> I get some problem at making coreboot.rom smaller. Normal and fallback get 
> 128kb before. I tried two different possibilities to get space for it, but 
> both failed.

This stuff is highly confusing in coreboot, sorry. Please post your
current patch against svn (all changes you made to any files).

Also, where did you get your VGA ROM from? Using which tools (awardeco,
amideco, phnxdeco, other)? How big is it exactly?

I hope we can post a patch for you which should build a working
coreboot.rom where you can prepend the VGA BIOS with enough information.

> I need 57344b. But taking 57344/2 out of both raises error "XIP_ROM_BASE is 
> not multiple of XIP_ROM_SIZE". And reducing one of them about 57344b make 

Don't mess with XIP_ROM_SIZE, that's not what you want.

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