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

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Thu Nov 12 02:01:03 CET 2009

Myles Watson wrote:
> 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.

Are you guys using the util/crossgcc compiler?

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