[coreboot] [filo] How to boot secondary payload from flash using FILO ?

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Wed Aug 19 15:41:51 CEST 2009

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 01:33:39PM +0100, Harrison, Jon (SELEX GALILEO, UK) wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> What I'd like to do now is to use filo to boot either Linux for SATA
> (Working already) or a second Payload/ElfImage from Flash.
> Ideally, for maximum efficiency, I'd like to be able to pull the second
> payload into the CBFS image that is programmed and have FILO load the
> elfImage from CBFS.
> I'm happy to do some work on this, if it's not there right now, and
> someone can give me an inital steer into the code.
> Any alterantive suggestions ?

As far as I know, SeaBIOS is the only payload that supports launching
other CBFS payloads right now.

There was some talk on adding CBFS support to libpayload.  If this
were done, then filo should be able to pull that support in.


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