[coreboot] Convert Assembly JMP to C

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Fri Sep 12 00:02:49 CEST 2008

On Thu, 11 Sep 2008 23:53:04 +0200, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
> Joseph Smith wrote:
>> My JMP question is about copying a drives mbr to memory 0x7c00 and
>> or 0x0600 at 512 byte blocks.
> ..
>> What do you think?
> I think you should just use SeaBIOS.
Nope. This will be a autoboot_mbr option of FILO. Here is how it will work:

It will comb through each drive and attempt to boot the first drive with a
valid mbr signature bit (0xAA55). Maybe a slight delay for user
intervention, and then boot boot the drive based on the info in the mbr.

Joseph Smith

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