[coreboot] cbfs XIP patch

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Tue May 5 09:48:22 CEST 2009

On 05.05.2009 09:42, Patrick Georgi wrote:
> Am 05.05.2009 06:55, schrieb ron minnich:
>> There is actually no change to the find code in src/lib, in fact; that
>> code also walks all of rom, in strides of 'align'. If we ever worry
>> that 16 bytes is too small an increment we can change it
>> at the command line, when we create a cbfs archive.
> In that case, I'll have to revert a change made to lib/cbfs.c to walk
> the chain of files (instead of a brute force walk through the whole
> image). SeaBIOS will have to do likewise.
> And that means, that we either need some cache about file locations in
> the readers, or certain operations will be very expensive (eg. SeaBIOS
> looking for all kind of pci*roms)

Doesn't zerofill solve that problem?



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