[coreboot] unstable AMD Fam10h boot

Ward Vandewege ward at gnu.org
Sat Sep 5 20:33:01 CEST 2009

On Sat, Sep 05, 2009 at 10:46:57AM -0700, ron minnich wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 10:36 AM, Stefan Reinauer<stepan at coresystems.de> wrote:
> > Another idea would be to get rid of SMP setup in CAR stage. It sounds
> > highly funky to me anyways.
> >
> > - Why are we doing this anyways?
> >   o Is there a reason?
> >   o No other SMP system except K10 does this.
> >
> > * How many ms do we benefit from that? (Honest question). Any at all?
> This may fix one problem, but it does not fix the general problem:
> using cf8/cfc is not going to be safe on multiple cores, from my
> understanding.

Not to complicate matters even further, but since we are talking about
locking - will any of this improve the 'many cores talking to serial at once'


Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior Systems Administrator

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