[coreboot] Kaby Lake FSP

Youness Alaoui kakaroto at kakaroto.homelinux.net
Thu Jul 26 00:39:55 CEST 2018

Great, thanks!
I understand that as platform ages, it gets less development, I was
mostly asking because I saw that coffeelake FSP headers are in
coreboot but there are no FSP images for coffeelake on github yet,
which is basically the same/similar issue as what we complained about
with regards to Kabylake, and your answer was only about Kabylake, so
I was hoping other platforms are "in the works" for being kept up to
date between public and "internal" releases.

On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 8:05 PM Desimone, Nathaniel L
<nathaniel.l.desimone at intel.com> wrote:
> Hi Youness,
> In general yes, Intel does plan to continue developing of FSP for future platforms. We will make a good faith effort to keep the publically posted FSP binary freshly updated. I would like to caution that as a platform ages, our internal development shifts to newer ones. Accordingly, I would expect the frequency of FSP releases to lengthen as a platform ages.
> Thanks,
> Nate
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Youness Alaoui [mailto:kakaroto at kakaroto.homelinux.net]
> Sent: Monday, July 16, 2018 12:29 PM
> To: Desimone, Nathaniel L <nathaniel.l.desimone at intel.com>
> Cc: coreboot <coreboot at coreboot.org>
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] Kaby Lake FSP
> Hi Nate,
> Thanks a lot for listening to our request and taking care of this! I'm happy to see the binaries finally updated and the FSP headers in coreboot having a matching publicly available binary to use.
> You've only mentioned Kabylake in your email, is it safe to assume that you'll use these same practices for future platforms as well ?
> Thanks,
> Youness.
> On Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 9:04 PM Desimone, Nathaniel L <nathaniel.l.desimone at intel.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I am a UEFI firmware architect working for Intel Corp. One of my focus areas is FSP. There was some prior discussion here regarding the lack of public updates for Kaby Lake FSP binaries and headers and questions regarding specialized FSP binaries being built for specific boards. I would like to clear up some of these questions and concerns. We just pushed all of the recently released versions of Kaby Lake FSP (3.1.0 through 3.6.0) to https://github.com/IntelFsp/FSP/tree/Kabylake. While there might appear to be forks of Kaby Lake FSP, they are actually just snapshots at different points in time. For example, there is one commit labelled as "Gold release for Kaby Lake FSP" that appears to be special fork for IoT devices... this commit is actually just Kaby Lake FSP Release 2.6.0 without any IoT specific modifications. Apologies for the confusing commit messages and for the temporary lapse in updates.
> >
> > With Best Regards,
> >
> > Nate
> >
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