[coreboot] Original bios as payload

Cristi Magherusan Cristi.Magherusan at net.utcluj.ro
Wed Jul 29 15:51:19 CEST 2009

On Wed, 2009-07-29 at 09:36 -0400, Ivan Barrera A. wrote:
> Hi !
>    My previous attemps to put coreboot on my laptop (Asus G1, with 
> vgarom on bios) have failed.
>    I want to keep trying to get something to work but it is a real pain 
> in the behind to keep taking out the flash chip and reprogramming it. I 
> think it could be easier to have coreboot booting the original bios , 
> and run any other payload on some key press (or something like that).
This would be pointless, you must have coreboot really work to achieve
it. And if coreboot works, why bother to get your proprietary BIOS

> That way, i could keep flashing new code to try, and in case it doesnt 
> work just boot the orig. bios and reflash. (this is asuming coreboot 
> gets to run)
>    Is it possible ? Or, do you have any other sugestions to keep trying ?
> Thanks.


Ing. Cristi Măgherușan, System/Network Engineer
Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
http://cc.utcluj.ro  +40264 401247
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