[coreboot] Lenovo G505s AMD Hardware Virtualization

awokd awokd at elude.in
Fri Dec 1 13:10:29 CET 2017

On Thu, November 30, 2017 05:38, Zoran Stojsavljevic wrote:
>> Last resort is to flash back the OEM image but I'm hoping to avoid that.
> I would suggest to do this step now. As interim step, Then you can verify
> everything you are trying to do
> with Coreboot. The first and obvious step is to check for MCU using dmesg,
> if any exists. If yes, the next
> step, probably, is to retrieve MCU from BIOS and port it to Coreboot, so
> you can be sure that this is not
> an issue.
> Then you can verify all the rest:XEN, Cubes and etc., and record use cases
> wit logs, before returning
> back to Coreboot.

That is a painful (because this laptop needs to be completely disassembled
to get at the flash chip, and it's a Lenovo crippled InsydeH2O EFI BIOS
with phone home capability) but logical approach. Thanks, will report back
on where this problem bisection leads and/or a resolution when I get

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