[coreboot] Lenovo Thinkpad X201: Coreboot incompatible with me_cleaner

Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli GNUtoo at no-log.org
Mon Mar 27 22:03:56 CEST 2017

On Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:19:18 +0000
Sam Kuper <sam.kuper at uclmail.net> wrote:

> Dear all,

> Nicola Corna pointed out to me that adding a timeout at
> https://github.com/coreboot/coreboot/blob/master/src/northbridge/intel/nehalem/raminit.c#L1756
> might solve this problem.
> (I guess the idea is that instead of waiting indefinitely for the ME
> to load, Coreboot should instead just wait for a defined amount of
> time and then plough on regardless.)
> I am not a C programmer, so am not competent to add that timeout.
Adding the timeout is easy, however I'm not sure how much we should
wait. I used one second to be large but I've no idea if it's enough or

> Please can anyone here provide a suitable patch for me to test, or
> failing that, point me to a similar timeout in another architecture's
> raminit that I might use as a starting point?
I'll send one. I didn't check for typos or spelling yet in the commit

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