[coreboot] coreboot+seabios timings

Stefan Reinauer stefan.reinauer at coresystems.de
Mon Oct 18 06:03:04 CEST 2010

 On 10/17/10 8:56 PM, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> It would help a lot with SATA link init. That is the biggest time waster
> (few seconds) on my RS690/SB600 box because apparently my HDD only
> completes link init after spinup. Kicking it early and polling for it
> very late would allow coreboot to do something useful in between.
We generally do a lot of waiting.. keyboard controller, azalia, cpu
init, and others too. Try searching the code for mdelay and udelay.

> Being able to register a callback which is called directly before
> payload execution would be the simplest way to do this.
what function would one register there?

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