[coreboot] Need help to compile an AMD Geode GX2 VSA Binary

Quentin Bouteiller quent1du58 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 1 13:06:44 CET 2013

Thanks for your quick reply. However, the VSA mentioned in the Geode
Porting Guide is for the Geode LX (and not the GX which is in the Wyse
S30). Are-you sure that it will work?

2013/12/1 Oliver Schinagl <oliver+list at schinagl.nl>

> On 12/01/13 01:51, Quentin Bouteiller wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am currently trying to compile Coreboot for my Wyse S30 (which is pretty
>> identical to a Wyse S50, for those who have one) by following this
>> tutorial<http://fijam.eu.org/blog/how-to-put-coreboot-on-wyse-S30s50/>but
>> I have a major problem.
>> As you know, to compile a Coreboot ROM , we need two external elements:
>> SeaBIOS (or any other Payload) and a VSA image. For the first, there is no
>> problem: I am able to compile it without any problem. However, for the
>> second, there is a big problem: as it is said in the tutorial, "GX2 VSA
>> needs to be compiled with an antediluvian and esoteric toolchain from
>> sources that are almost nowhere to be found and embedded within the
>> coreboot image". And guess what? I am no able to get all the components
>> needed for the compilation (currently, I only have NMAKE.EXE and the
>> compilation environment if needed (a 16 years old Fujitsu computer running
>> Windows 95))... So, I want to know anyone could help me by sharing all the
>> dependencies (or, if you have it, directly the binary), please?
> I've had the intention to try the same thing and ask the same question.
> Meanwhile I was able to find http://www.coreboot.org/AMD_
> Geode_Porting_Guide which links to http://review.coreboot.org/
> gitweb?p=blobs.git;a=tree;f=cpu/amd/geode_lx where there is 'a' blob [0]
> that I haven't been able to try yet.
> Do keep us posted of your progress!
> Oliver
> [0] http://review.coreboot.org/gitweb?p=blobs.git;a=blob;f=
> cpu/amd/geode_lx/gpl_vsa_lx_102.bin
>> Quentin Bouteiller
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