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== Steps ==
 
== Steps ==
If you have a serial port, you should consider [[Serial_console#%20Enabling_Serial_Console|Enabling the Serial Console]]
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If you have a serial port, you should consider [[Serial_console#%20Enabling_Serial_Console|Enabling the Serial Console]] in:
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* Coreboot
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* The payload(if you use Seabios from coreboot's "make menuconfig" it's already done for you)
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* The bootloader like grub
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* The kernel(like the linux kernel)
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* The init system(systemd, sysvinit etc...)

Revision as of 19:37, 23 June 2013

Introduction

In order to easier coreboot debugging(really usefull when something goes wrong) you should consider making your computer coreboot-ready before installing coreboot.

Steps

If you have a serial port, you should consider Enabling the Serial Console in:

  • Coreboot
  • The payload(if you use Seabios from coreboot's "make menuconfig" it's already done for you)
  • The bootloader like grub
  • The kernel(like the linux kernel)
  • The init system(systemd, sysvinit etc...)