[coreboot] [h8dme-fam10] acquiring coreboot skills from scratch somewhat daunting

Joe Korty joe.korty at ccur.com
Thu Jun 10 21:10:28 CEST 2010

On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 03:00:41PM -0400, Arne Georg Gleditsch wrote:
> Joe Korty <joe.korty at ccur.com> writes:
> > Myles and Knut,
> > Thanks!  I'll probe these ideas and see what happens.
> >
> > Another data point: It _does_ continue after the hang, but it takes about
> > an hour.  I image each memory write is timing out so a bunch of writes via
> > memset drags the total timeout to an hour.  At that point we try to load
> > the payload so it seems that I am really really close to the end here....
> This sounds kinda familiar.  Can you check if it is related to
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.bios/57707 -- do the patches there
> help any?

Doesn't look like it.  We are getting hosed (consuming an hour's worth of time)
between the printk of 'Clearing memory...' and the printk of 'Done.'  The only
thing between those two printk's is a memset.


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