RFC IDE write

Ronald G. Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Sun Nov 10 01:26:01 CET 2002

On Sat, 9 Nov 2002, steven james wrote:

> Is it desirable to have write capability in LinuxBIOS. Since being able
> to write introduces new danger, should it be turned on only by setting
> an option?

I worry a bit about write capability in that lowest-level stuff. Obviously 
for the case of Linux in flash the write capability is there, but putting 
it any lower should require an option.

> As for the toolkit itself, it is about ready to commit. It is a self
> contained small directory tree with it's own makefile. Any preferences on
> where it goes in the LinuxBIOS tree? util/baremetal?

Hmm. Does this work as a payload?


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