[coreboot] Stutter on boot for Geos embedded board
philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com
Mon Mar 28 01:09:56 CEST 2011
On 3/27/11 3:43 PM, Nathan Williams wrote:
> On Sat, 2011-03-26 at 22:09 -0700, Philip Prindeville wrote:
>> I'm seeing the following... When rebooting from Linux, Linux shuts down and I see "machine restart." then the grub prompt, grub eventually tries to load something, but seems to fail, and I see the Coreboot messages, then I see the grub prompt again, and the second time it tries to load Linux it succeeds.
>> So in the end it boots, but it's annoying and adds to the load time.
>> I'm wondering if anyone else has seen this, and if it's a known issue?
>> Also, is there a reboot=xxx value that would be a suitable workaround for this?
>> This is Coreboot 3.0 on a Geos.
>> Oh, almost forgot: is there a fixed area in memory that I can detect the platform name? I'm trying to have a Linux module that's platform specific (leds-geos.c) fail to load on any other platform.
> Hi Philip,
> Try the latest coreboot source. Coreboot v4 works much better than v3
> on Geos.
Is there a link to an image for the board (and flashing directions) on your website?
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