[coreboot] ADLO for buildrom

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Thu May 1 17:46:42 CEST 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Reinauer [mailto:stepan at coresystems.de]
> Sent: Thursday, May 01, 2008 9:44 AM
> To: Myles Watson
> Cc: joe at settoplinux.org; 'Coreboot'
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] ADLO for buildrom
> Myles Watson wrote:
> > I was hoping that we could pass it the same information we pass the
> Linux
> > kernel.  The e820 maps etc.  I haven't looked into it too much, but ACPI
> > tables for that information would be fine for me too.
> >
> But there the cat bites its tail. legacybios is the one that produces
> e820. And so far it produces pirq and acpi, too. It just doesnt make
> sense like this on real hardware.
> bochs bios is sure not much better.
So how does the kernel get an e820 map when you load it from filo?  That was
the pathway I meant.


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