[SeaBIOS] [coreboot] UEFI project ideas

Zoran Stojsavljevic zoran.stojsavljevic at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 08:17:09 CEST 2016

Hello Rudolf,

I already wrote about this, and this was in my plans TO DO (investigate)
for Y2016:

Good that you again revamped this topic. I am on the same page with you.

Thank you,

On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 10:05 PM, Rudolf Marek <r.marek at assembler.cz> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I noticed that seabios/libpayload could have interresting use cases and I
> want
> to share/discuss them.
> 1) Have a SeaBIOS be a UEFI application. This would benefit on UEFI
> platforms
> without CSM.
> 2) Provide a minimum UEFI environment. As I noticed u-boot started to have
> such
> support. In fact it has UEFI glue to u-boot drivers. As such it provides a
> minimal boot services + minimum runtime services. In seabios, it is almost
> there, only PE loader and filesystem support is missing.
> The 2) could be perhaps be some independent project utilizing the coreboot
> libpayload library.
> Maybe those can be done in next year GSoC.
> I guess 2) could be useful to boot future OSes without legacy support.
> Thanks
> Rudolf
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