[coreboot] making coreboot for Tyan s4882?

David Melik dchmelik at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 09:11:45 CET 2009

Myles Watson wrote:
> I've never actually built s4882, but it should have worked.  Can you build
> Coreboot for any other boards?
I have not tried, but I have no other computers I want to run 
continuously for main use in the next few months.

> you could try buildrom if you want a simple way of trying a different build.
> svn co svn://svn.coreboot.org/buildrom/buildrom-devel
> make menuconfig 
> make

I did that, then did not see Opterons listed in it or on 

> Configure it for platform tyan s2892 and payload grub2.
> If that doesn't work, or if that works and you still can't build for the
> s4882, we'll have to figure something else out
I thought I read in the archives that someone patched coreboot for s4882 
when it was (nearly) new (2005) and said that it worked for it and many 
other boards.


(PS. the error being discussed:

~/coreboot-v2-3923/targets/tyan/s4882/s4882# make

objcopy --gap-fill 0xff -O binary coreboot coreboot.strip
make[1]: *** No rule to make target `../grub2.elf', needed by
`payload'.  Stop.
make[1]: Leaving directory
make: *** [normal/coreboot.rom] Error 1) 

~/coreboot-v2-3923/targets/tyan/s4882/s4882#/ls -l grub2:
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 18973 2009-02-02 14:15 grub2.elf

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