[coreboot] [PATCH-v2] Repair vsmsetup on GX2

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 23:33:13 CET 2010

On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 11:44 AM, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de> wrote:
> On 1/14/10 8:08 PM, ron minnich wrote:
> Acked-by: Ronald G. Minnich <rminnich at gmail.com>
> I'd like to suggest solving this in a different way if possible.
> Roughly two objections:
> Moving coreboot down to 0x4000 is not safe, and we should attempt to fix it
> living above 1MB. There are two different ways for doing this:
>  - Adding an entry to the GDT that allows a real mode segment above 1MB
> (Rudolf Marek did that once for resume)
>  - Copying a stub code to the low 4KB (i.e. 0x600 is safe) for the real mode
> calls. util/x86emu/x86.c does that.
> Also, adding yet another copy of a GDT seems quite counter productive since
> we have about half a dozen already...

Agree with your objections. I am thinking we can get it working and
then do one more go round to fix the problems you point out?


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