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

Oliver Schinagl oliver+list at schinagl.nl
Sun Dec 1 15:19:53 CET 2013

On 12/01/13 13:06, Quentin Bouteiller wrote:
> 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?
No clue, only one way to find out ;)

But it might ...

> 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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