[coreboot] First ROM Image

ali hagigat hagigatali at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 12:00:02 CEST 2012

Your host developing machine can be a modern i5. but Coreboot uses a
special gcc for the BIOS code. Just add the necessary paths as a
prefix in .xcompile file like
But i wrote assembly language from scratch and i used gcc -march and
-mtune options for Pentium III and it worked well.

On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 10:35 AM, Rex O'Regan <rexoregan20 at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> I have a MSI MS-6163 based rig that is currently not doing much except
> collecting dust and I am looking at putting coreboot on it as I want to
> get involved with this project in some way.
> The mobo is not supported as such, however the models either side of it
> are and the northbridge, southbridge and super I/O are all supported.
> Northbridge:
> Intel   82443BX
> Southbridge:
> Intel   82371EB
> Super I/O:
> Winbond W83977EF
> I have a few questions regarding the compilation and flashing of the
> coreboot image.
> Can I compile it on a newer faster computer?(i5 rather than PIII)
> How do I set the Northbridge, Southbridge and Super I/O for compilation?
> The BIOS chip is in a socket so if I brick the machine all I need to do
> is remove the chip and program it again from a separate computer?
> That's all for now...
> Cheers,
> Rex
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