[coreboot] SeaBIOS, serial output, and grub

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Fri May 22 03:19:04 CEST 2009

On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 01:03:30PM -0400, Ward Vandewege wrote:
> On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 12:13:04PM -0400, Ward Vandewege wrote:
> > That worked! 


> OK, I can now get to the boot menu, which is great.
> Ideally though, all output starting from 'Starting Seabios' would end up on
> serial as well as console. So, drive detection, gpxe being loaded, any other
> option roms being loaded. 
> Is that at all possible? Perhaps seabios could treat an optionrom with name
> genroms/sgabios.rom as special and load it before all other option roms?

Sure - for example, SeaBIOS could load all roms in "vgaroms/" during
the vga init phase.  This gets somewhat to the point Myles raised
earlier about option rom ordering - I'm not sure what the best thing
to do is.


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