[coreboot] libpayload link address
jordan.crouse at amd.com
Sat Mar 22 16:21:27 CET 2008
On 22/03/08 02:44 +0000, Jonathan A. Kollasch wrote:
> I notice the ldscript for libpayload places
> the payload at 0x100000. This may not be a
> good idea, as this is the usual location to
> load the OS kernel.
Indeed - it is the preferred load location of all payloads big and
small, mainly because its a well known address that is virtually
guaranteed to be available.
If and when libpayload gets OS loading capabilities, it will have to
be smart enough to move itself out of the way, similar to how
coreboot and FILO works right now.
Systems Software Development Engineer
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
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