[LinuxBIOS] LinuxBIOS, VMWare & CMOS
joepubber at googlemail.com
Fri Mar 9 21:28:40 CET 2007
On 09/03/07, Joe Pub <joepubber at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Haven't had much experience with ldscripts before, could you give me
> an example on how perhaps I might do this.
> On 09/03/07, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 3/9/07, Joe Pub <joepubber at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > > By enabling CONFIG_PCI_ROM_RUN for instance, includes extra object
> > > files within the resulting binary, hence making the used part of the
> > > ROM image greater. Here lies my problem. VMWare seems to load the
> > > LinuxBIOS rom, but then overwrite the address at 0xFA000 with 8K of
> > > NVRAM data, basically overwriting portions of the LinuxBIOS code.
> > One possibility that comes to mind is an ldscript. They can be
> > unreliable but this is one case where it might be very helpful.
> > Just set up the script to tear a hole in memory at a certain address.
> > This might work, I have not tried it :-)
> > ron
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