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Richard Smith rsmith at
Fri Oct 29 12:36:01 CEST 2004

Ronald G. Minnich wrote:

> The issue is this: right now, linubios compressed payload AND romcc object 
> fit in the top 64k. There is no need to do this. They're not fitting 
> anyway at this point. 
> romcc object startup can turn on full flash access, so the linuxbios
> compressed payload can be placed, not in the top 64k, but in the 
> next-to-top 64k. The linuxbios image will then have 128k available to it, 
> not just 64k. Then we can put all the debug prints we want into romcc 
> code, which would be nice. 

So how is my stuff working then? Its way over 64k.  Guess I'm still 
confused.  Can you draw me a memory map?

>>My ADLO+BOCHS+vbios payload is 130kib.  So moving the payload to 0x0e0000 in
>>the ROM is going to cause me issues.
> How big is your flash? 

512kib actually I have 2 of them for 1 meg but the second has to be 
muxed and currently unused.

Richard A. Smith

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