[coreboot] wiki account request (for GRUB 2)

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Fri Sep 5 19:39:18 CEST 2008

On Fri, 05 Sep 2008 19:17:13 +0200, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de>
> Joseph Smith wrote:
>>> FILO might become just the main loop calling libpayload functions and
>>> painting a nice menu
>> Do you mean integrating FILO into libpayload or will the FILO main()
> still
>> be seperate code?
> No, it will always stay seperate code.
>> I like the "painting a nice menu" part. Maybe with a pretty coreboot
> logo
>> too...
>> While we are on the subject, I was also thinking about how hard would it
> be
>> to allocate a small part of flash as a read/write user area for saving
> boot
>> options?
> With flashrom ported to libpayload it should be quite reasonable.
> If nvram (256 bytes of cmos) are enough, you can have that right away..
> FILO 0.6 has an option to read the default menu entry from cmos, and it
> can be set/changed with nvramtool.
Cool I did not know that, is it documented on the wiki somewhere?
Joseph Smith

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