[coreboot] U-Boot-x86 / coreboot Integration

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Wed May 11 02:53:53 CEST 2011

On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 10:40:23AM +1000, Graeme Russ wrote:
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 10:23 AM, Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net> wrote:
> > VGA option ROMs call BIOS functions.  So, one needs a BIOS
> > implementation (eg, SeaBIOS) or an emulator for them (eg, in
> > coreboot).
> How many functions are needed? (surely not all the IDE and keyboard stuff
> for example) - Could the bare minimum be implemented in a stripped-down
> modified SeaBIOS?

The disk and keyboard drivers aren't needed to init VGA.

SeaBIOS has a Kconfig interface, and almost all features can be
disabled via that interface.


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