[coreboot] Change to use CBFS - Help needed

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Tue Aug 18 14:19:02 CEST 2009

>> We have several ways to execute option ROMs, one using the
>> realmode of the CPU (under the misleading name VM86) and two x86
>> emulators (x86emu and yabel). All of them also provide some BIOS
> services
>> (interrupts) to make the option ROMs happy, but sometimes the VGABIOS
> requires some
>> special calls that must be added to them.
> Yes, well any pointers to good (working!) coreboot friendly examples ?
> I already have a real mode execution environment which I don't want to
> have to tinker with too much.
FYI, Yabel works very very well if you need actions to take place based on
certian calls(interrupts) from the option rom. It is also great for
debugging option roms to find out exactly what calls it is making.

Why re-invent the wheel???

Joseph Smith

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