[coreboot] buildrom: Add support for the ASUS A8N-E

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 18:10:44 CEST 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org [mailto:coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org]
> On Behalf Of Uwe Hermann
> Sent: Thursday, October 02, 2008 9:52 AM
> To: Jordan Crouse
> Cc: coreboot at coreboot.org
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] buildrom: Add support for the ASUS A8N-E
> On Wed, Oct 01, 2008 at 03:58:59PM -0600, Jordan Crouse wrote:
> > > Doesn't seem to build with LZMA enabled, only if you disable it. The
> > > same seems to happen to all boards which don't have a Config-lab.lb
> > > which should probably be fixed. IIRC LZMA should work regardless of
> > > whether you have LAB as payload or not(?)
> >
> > LZMA in v2 needs options set in the Config.lb that happen to
> > be set in Config-lab.lb, so we sort of made the arbitrary decision to
> > just use that .lb if LZMA is enabled.  I dislike this solution
> immensely,
> > but I can't think of a good way to work around it unless we generate the
> > Config.lb at runtime, which has its own bug-a-bears.  Yet another
> > situation where v3 will save us all... :(
> >

The original reason it was named Config-lab.lb was that some times it uses a
larger chip than is default on the board.  It also is generally
fallback-only to allow for the larger payload.

> > If you want to rename Config-lab.lb to something more descriptive, then
> > be my guest. You have my ack for that.
> Maybe Config-lzma.lb then. I might send a patch for that.

Definitely a better name.


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