[coreboot] What happened to the Option ROM options?

Nico Huber nico.h at gmx.de
Fri Jun 22 18:27:48 CEST 2018

On 21.06.2018 23:09, Taiidan at gmx.com wrote:
> On 06/21/2018 04:51 AM, Nico Huber wrote:
>> On 21.06.2018 03:47, Taiidan at gmx.com wrote:
>>> Ah oops overlooked this.
>>> https://review.coreboot.org/#/c/coreboot/+/2531/
>>> Paging ron minnich! It seems at the end of the comments various people
>>> note the mistake however it never got fixed.
>> There is no mistake here. The change was only a little ahead of its
>> time. There was limited support for non-VGA option ROMs but that was
>> not working well and SeaBIOS has better support for it. Since [1],
>> coreboot only executes the option ROMs of VGA devices. The later
>> changes you noticed only fix the Kconfig options to reflect that.
> Ah thanks for the info.
> But what about initializing non-integrated PCI-e graphics devices on a
> board that has native graphics init (where the option doesn't appear)

This is usually not useful with modern operating systems. But if you
have a use case, patches are welcome.

> and being able to choose the various YABEL options?

I don't see any option that is currently hidden when Yabel is built in.
Ofc, we don't show these option when Yabel is not compiled at all.


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