[coreboot] HP DL145G3 - BuildBot

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Tue May 12 17:21:12 CEST 2009

On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 5:44 AM, samuel <samuel.verstraete at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear list(s),
> This is the final patch that got everything working for me with the HP dl145g3.
> I would like to remind you that this firmware enables the hardware
> virtualization on the AMD cpu's on the machine. That feature was
> explicitly disabled by the factory BIOS.
> Due to an error in the VGAROM no other rom loader (YABEL or X*^BIOS)
> than SeaBIOS manages to load the VGA rom. The VGA ROM tries to read
> config space of a device that is actually not present.
I think that YABEL should print a warning and return 0xFFFF for config
reads to non-existant devices.

> Because SeaBIOS does not support AHCI SATA it can not start the
> bootable drive of the machine so i had to add filo to seabios to
> manage booting:
It looks like AHCI uses backward compatible register definitions.
FILO support of AHCI looks pretty simple.  I wonder how many other
boards need this support.

> ./cbfstool coreboot.rom add-payload filo.elf img/FILO
> Signed-off-by: Samuel Verstraete (samuel.verstraete at gmail.com)
Acked-by: Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com>

Rev 4277.


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