[coreboot] fixing i810 onboard vga

Vincent Legoll vincent.legoll at gmail.com
Fri Nov 7 18:25:38 CET 2008

On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 6:20 PM, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 9:06 AM, Vincent Legoll <vincent.legoll at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Why not Having a config option turning the "error and not running the rom"
>> into "warning and run the rom anyways". Would that be risky ?
> I think a linux tool to validate -- and fix -- the rom in some way
> makes the most sense.

Yes that would be good to have indeed.
What is to be validated ?
Where would I find documentation about a BIOS specification
to validate option ROMs against ?

> In your case the fix is easy. It does not hurt, also, to get people to
> realize just how broken the proprietary bios code is. Hiding that
> brokenness seems a bad idea.

I'd see that more as coping with reality than hiding the brokenness,

Vincent Legoll

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