[coreboot] IB520 Embedded MoBo

Davide Visconti viscontidavide at tele2.it
Tue Oct 21 21:16:25 CEST 2008

>  > [...]
>>> But...the Init process? Who launch it?
>> If you selected a "Linux kernel payload" then the Linux kernel is
>> inside the .rom file and will mount root and start init according to
>> the Kernel command line option in buildrom. You can find these
>> options in the buildrom menuconfig:
>> Payload Configuration -> Desired payload -> Linux kernel
>> and
>> Payload Configuration -> Desired payload -> Kernel Configuration -> 
>> Kernel command line
> Ok, perfetct!
> I have search on the internet but I don't find an example.
> If, in a normal grub configuration file I have:
> title Ubuntu
> root (hd0,0)
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.20 root=/dev/hda1 ro quiet splash
> initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.20
> I replace this in "Kernel command line" coreboot option with...?
> Can you post an example?
> ...and in my sample grub conf is specified the root (root=/dev/hda1). 
> Where is specified in the coreboot? I must pass it always in the "kernel 
> command line" option? How?
> After the correct point of init process I will have to do a 
> modifications on a source of the PcEngine alix1c file config because I 
> have another mobo (IB520). It's correct?
> ...or recovery and try with a alix1c board for verify the correct rom 
> build.
> Thank you very much for the help.
> If I complete correctly the build, download, etc.. I will write a simple 
> pdf howto for the person (like me) that know a lot little the coreboot 
> project.

there isn't anybody that can post me an example?
Thank you in advance.

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