[coreboot] Executing bootstrap from MBR in coreboot

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Tue Feb 23 15:58:53 CET 2010

Piotr Piwko wrote:
> Does coreboot support executing of boostrap which is contained in MBR?

No. coreboot itself doesn't really do operating system bootstrapping.

> Maybe you have any hints about writing payload which can do that?

As Joseph pointed out you could look at SeaBIOS, which has quickly
become a very complete BIOS implementation. SeaBIOS runs well as a
coreboot payload, and if you combine coreboot and SeaBIOS you will
indeed have a legacy compatible open source firmware.


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