[coreboot] fixing i810 onboard vga

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Fri Nov 7 22:51:23 CET 2008

On 07.11.2008 18:20, ron minnich 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.

I'll write one if you'll review it.

> 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.

What's the preferred name for such a tool?
- validate_option_rom
- fix_option_rom
- fix_broken_rom
- vga_rom_tool
- etc.



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