[coreboot] [PATCH] Update LinuxBIOS/coreboot support in memtest86 3.5

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Sat Jan 23 17:43:40 CET 2010

On Sat, Jan 23, 2010 at 8:50 AM, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de>wrote:

>  Hi,
> the attached patch does the following:
> - renames LinuxBIOS to coreboot; in addition you need to mv linuxbios.c
> coreboot.c and mv linuxbios_tables.h coreboot_tables.h
> - fixes cross compilation with an i386-elf- cross toolchain. i.e. use
> $(OBJCOPY) instead of objcopy, add $(CROSS)
> - instead of preprocessing bootsect.S into bootsect.s, the intermediate
> file is now called bootsect.pre.s. This fixes compilation of memtest86+ on
> case insensitive filesystems (like NTFS and HFS+)
> - Drop unused HWRPB coreboot table type
> - Add support for coreboot table forward. The coreboot table may live
> somewhere else in memory, in which case there's only a "forwarder" in the
> lower 1MB of memory.

Thanks Stefan!  That definitely needed to be done.

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