[coreboot] Multiboot support

Robert Millan rmh at aybabtu.com
Tue Sep 9 22:28:59 CEST 2008

On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 10:05:27PM +0200, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> Robert Millan wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 09:40:31PM +0200, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> >   
> >> In v3, we basically even dropped the ELF parser from coreboot itself and
> >> have the lar utility parse the ELF instead.
> >>
> >> I believe it would be the best thing to extend lar in the same way so it
> >> can preparse multiboot. that way code size in coreboot is not an issue.
> >>     
> >
> > Multiboot is not really something that is "parsed" like ELF. 
> What makes you say so? What part would keep multiboot from being preparsed?

I think it's better if I provide a proof-of-concept patch, and then we discuss
how this preparsing would work.

Robert Millan

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