[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH][LAR] New LAR access functions

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Jul 12 02:16:21 CEST 2007

> Some ideas have been tossed around;
> 1. teach lar about flash chip sector sizes
> 2. bootblock at top or at bottom
> 1 means combining flashrom and lar somehow.. Thoughts?

I think the boot block should be outside of the LAR completely.
A normal LinuxBIOS upgrade shouldn't touch the bootblock; that
way, recovery code in there can help the user load a working
image into flash after some screw-up, over a serial port or

This also handily solves the current problem :-)


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