[coreboot] Returning control to v3 from the payload

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Mon Mar 17 01:10:06 CET 2008

On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 12:46:36AM +0100, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> Returning only for the matter of loading the next payload. We will
> need multiple payloads in the future for many things.
> In fact, we do have that technology already. Our first payload is
> "stage2"

Mh, yes and no. It comes back to definition of what state can be

> > The way I could like it is if it's all done by a separate payload,
> > that sets up an environment and can run many other programs.
> >
> > I don't like coreboot doing it.
> >
> > Think kernel vs /sbin/init
> /sbin/init is slow and bloated. ;-) My first thought.

The point is that it can be replaced with runit or svscan without
kernel modifications.


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