[coreboot] [PATCH]clean up bootblocksize handling in cbfstool, kconfig

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 01:07:03 CET 2009

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 4:57 PM, Maciej Pijanka
<maciej.pijanka at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/11/2009, Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> This doesn't seem like it should be a config option any more.
>>> Ideally, it will become some automatic "as small as possible"
>>> configuration.
>>> Unfortunately ld doesn't allow to align everything to an upper boundary,
>>> so
>>> this requires the link-twice trick or so.
>>> So for now, I'd like to keep it there - people might want to tweak it. As
>>> an
>>> example (which made me look into this in the first place), someone
>>> (agaran)
>>> on #coreboot wanted to use a smaller bootblock. Until this automatically
>>> happens, we'll have to allow this to change.
>> Sounds good.
> For me, ROMBASE must be at 0xFFFE000, that is 4G - romchip size (128k).
> if i try to set it to anything else i get some errors while build like:
It broke for me too.  I'm getting a 4GB bootblock.  I should have
build/boot tested it.


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