[coreboot] I've turned on paging as a test

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Wed Mar 12 14:33:25 CET 2014

ron minnich wrote:
> I think the bigger question that we need to answer, now that we know
> it's doable, is whether we want paging or not. We may not.

Do we want block device drivers? Do we want SMP? Do we want processes?
Do we want runtime service? Do we want ACPI? Do we want closed blobs?
Do we want paging?

ron minnich wrote:
> We've gone backwards in some ways from when Linux was our bootstrap.

I think the bigger question is what we want to do in the future.

> I was hoping it would give us a more convenient way to cover
> cache-disabled, write-back, and write-through ranges without
> all the fuss of MTRRs.

I never like quick solutions because they're usually not good.


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