[coreboot] INTEL FSP support coreboot-v4.0-4966

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Sat Dec 7 23:38:19 CET 2013

On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 2:34 PM, mrnuke <mr.nuke.me at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/06/2013 10:47 AM, ron minnich wrote:
>> Here are my thoughts on FSP.
>> FSP is how we deal with a bad situation: the fact that Intel chipsets
>> are no longer open (the way they were until 2000 or so) and require a
>> binary blob from Intel to get them working.
> The best option is to have the FSP source under src/vendorcode/fsp.
> That's also the only way people can comment on, and help improve the
> API. This already happened with CIMX and AGESA.

FSP is a delivery vehicle for binary code. It is designed to be a
binary blob with well-defined entry points.

So, what you're saying is "the best option for delivering the binary
blob is to be delivered as not a binary blob."

At that point my head explodes as I try to parse the contradiction. :-)


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