[coreboot] Option ROM to redirect console to serial on prioprietary BIOSes

Jordan Crouse jordan.crouse at amd.com
Tue Sep 16 18:02:43 CEST 2008

On 16/09/08 10:14 +0200, Paul Millar wrote:
> *delurk*
> Hi,
> I saw this announced on freshmeat:
> 	http://code.google.com/p/sgabios/
> I guess it's not terribly interesting to coreboot (which already does serial 
> output, right?).
> What might be interesting is there's a negotiation stage where a serial device 
> tells the BIOS what dimensions it would prefer.  This might be useful for 
> libpayload, when running on headless machines, to adjust its output to match 
> that of the serial device.

Indeed.  Thanks for pointing this out.  It is good to see people
still hacking on the old school BIOSen.


Jordan Crouse
Systems Software Development Engineer 
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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