[coreboot] 3 questions about coreboot

Stefan Reinauer stefan.reinauer at coresystems.de
Wed Jul 7 13:19:15 CEST 2010

 On 7/7/10 12:44 PM, ali hagigat wrote:
> Stefan,
> BIOS chip is not connected to CPU directly after reset!!
It's never connected directly, anyways, but through some kind of bridge.
Usually the southbridge.

>     > I mean the hardware immediately accesses BIOS chip after reset
>     but at
>     > some point all memory read/write cycles are claimed by 945 and
>     memory
>     > controller?
>     > No, that assumption is not true.
> If not so what happens? CPU does not have address/data buses directly
> attached to the BIOS chip.

The address cycles are claimed by whatever components live in any given
address space.

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