[coreboot] legacybios updat
stepan at coresystems.de
Wed May 21 23:32:50 CEST 2008
Myles Watson wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org [mailto:coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org]
>> On Behalf Of Kevin O'Connor
>> Sent: Monday, May 19, 2008 6:02 PM
>> To: coreboot at coreboot.org
>> Subject: Re: [coreboot] legacybios update
>> On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 03:14:22AM -0400, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
>>> I've just pushed a new elf payload to:
>>> This version should be free of qemu dependencies.
>> Just wanted to give an update. On Sunday, Uwe was able to run some
>> tests with "legacybios". What was found:
>> * coreboot-v2 can run legacybios. It does require disabling
>> valid_area() check in in src/boot/elfboot.c
> Coreboot writes the PIRQ and ACPI tables in this area. Right now it doesn't
> matter since legacybios doesn't use this information, but eventually we
> might want to change this.
Also, DMI is going there, too, in my implementation that I hope to
I wonder what we do with those tables.. normal bios puts a bunch of
them at the end of memory. We have limited locations to put them at,
because the OS has to find them.
How much of the F segment is actually used by legacybios? Should we put
that stuff into the lbtable as an option and have legacy relocate it? Or
is there a safe place where we can put them to begin with..?
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