[coreboot] self modifying code in intel vga bios?

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Tue Mar 8 17:08:12 CET 2011

O.T. - Is there i915 development going on?

On Tue, 8 Mar 2011 11:01:57 +0100, "Georgi, Patrick"
<Patrick.Georgi at secunet.com> wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 08.03.2011, 10:28 +0100 schrieb cinap_lenrek at gmx.de:
>> i know that the rom area is usualy cached in ram but to catch mistakes
>> i disallow writing to the rom area...  fish will make full traces
>> later this day...  it could be just a screwup on my side...
>> just curious :)
> I saw Intel VGABIOSes write to that area, and it was required for proper
> operation of the device later. See r6251 of coreboot where I changed
> YABEL's behaviour to account for that.
Joseph Smith

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