[coreboot] IMB-A180 based design question regarding interrupts

Dave Frodin dave.frodin at se-eng.com
Thu Jun 19 22:09:32 CEST 2014


You may want to look at two patches that are still in review...
http://review.coreboot.org/#/c/6065/   ports the CIMX changes to agesa
http://review.coreboot.org/#/c/5948/  makes use of the PCI INT support on
hp/abm (as an example)


On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 1:42 PM, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:

> Mark C. Mason wrote:
> > We were able to resolve this by enabling MSI interrupts in our PCIe core
> > and our Linux device driver.
> That's a good workaround, but clearly doesn't actually resolve the
> problem. The problem still exists; coreboot fails to initialize the
> system completely in some cases.
> I don't think that's very useful. It is perfectly fine to have known
> limitations, we are all short on time, but all coreboot developers
> out there, please hear this plea:
> If you contribute some code which you know to leave huge gaps in
> functionality gaping open then you need to DOCUMENT that, or of
> course ideally close the gaps before publishing the code in the
> first place.
> If you *don't know* whether there are gaps, then you can be pretty
> sure that there are plenty of them.
> Worthless coreboot code is worthless.
> I don't think we are all working on coreboot so that we can create a
> hotchpotch of random blobs and million line code drops - at least I'm not.
> Are you?
> //Peter
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