[coreboot] [PATCH] Add CBFS support to FILO

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 22:19:25 CEST 2009

On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 11:46 AM, Harrison, Jon (SELEX GALILEO,
UK)<jon.harrison at selexgalileo.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Attached is an update to Patrick's filo patch, with a small patch to
> libpayload too.
Probably the best way to do this would be for you to Ack Patrick's
patch, then send your small patch to the list.

> In addition to basic CBFS file system support, which should allow
> configfile and linux boot from CBFS, I have also added initial SELF boot
> support that allows simple libpayload based payloads to be launched from
> filo.

The libpayload patch looks pretty good, but it looks like all of the
changes could have been made in coreboot_tables.h and coreboot.c or

> I know a lot of you guys think that this is all a bit of a waste of time
> / broken way of doing things, but for me it does now mean that I have
> the full equivalent functionality of SeaBIOS with USB keyboard support
> all for only the cost of a compressed filo image.

It's great to have more than one way to skin the proverbial cat.  I
think it's close.


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