[coreboot] Where is the source code of Coreboot for PPC?
hamo.by at gmail.com
Sun Apr 3 15:57:22 CEST 2011
On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 8:13 AM, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
> Hamo wrote:
>> As I want to port Coreboot to ARM, I need to study the structure of
>> Coreboot. Since Coreboot supported PPC once, I want to study the
>> structure of the source code.
> Is a good idea.
>> But I can't find it. Can someone help me? Thanks.
> It will be in the current coreboot repository. I suggest you go
> backwards in steps of 1000 commits, and when it's there I think you
> should also try to build the code. Note that it will probably use the
> old v2 style of configuring and building. (Use buildtarget in the
> mainboards directory, it's a little odd.) The ppc stuff has not been
> tested for a long time so it's possible that you would have to go
> back another 1000 revs to get a working build, once you find a rev
> that has the code.
> I think that we by now may be making a few PC-only assumptions in the
> coreboot code, but in principle we do not want to, so if there are
> any and they are identified then we want to not have them anymore. :)
Shall I first make the PPC support available in the current source
tree to make sure that all of the IA32-only code has disappeared or
just begin my porting to ARM. If the former, I have no experiences
developing PPC software and I don't have a PPC device. Can someone
give me a hand on this?
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