[coreboot] appending VGA ROM with VSA
Phani Babu Giddi
phanig at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 22:50:05 CET 2008
Yes VSA is at the end and i verified it there is not problem with appending.
But it doesnt work for me.
On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 1:21 PM, Marc Jones <marc.jones at amd.com> wrote:
> Phani Babu Giddi wrote:
> > Hello All,
> > I am trying to append VGA ROM that is extracted using dd and trying to
> > include it as part of the final flash image. Now I reduce the ROM_SIZE
> > by 36K for VSM and 32K for VGA ROM. As per the procedure I also edit
> > src/mainboard/amd/db800/Options.lb and Config.lb <http://Config.lb>.
> > Now there seems to be some problem in finding VSA and thereafter the VGA
> > also. Take a look at the log messages. I am using SST49LF008A which is a
> > 1MB flash part.
> > Before VSA:
> > do_vsmbios
> > buf ilen 828 olen2606
> > buf 00060000 *buf 254 buf[256k] 0
> > buf[0x20] signature is 82:6a:ff:ff
> > do_vsmbios: no vsainit.bin signature, skipping!
> > After VSA:
> > Graphics init...
> > VRC_VG value: 0xffff
> > Finding PCI configuration type.
> > PCI: Sanity check failed
> > pci_check_direct failed
> > Regards,
> > Phani
> You don't normally include the VGA ROM since there is a framebuffer
> driver. I think Artec dbe61 has some code that does it it you want to
> put that in your platform. It is not part of the normal db800 setup. If
> VSA doesn't work no Geode LX or 5536 PCI devices will work. That is why
> Graphics init fails. VSA has to be on the end. So, "cat vsa vga coreboot
> > romfile".
> Marc Jones
> Senior Firmware Engineer
> (970) 226-9684 Office
> mailto:Marc.Jones at amd.com
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