[LinuxBIOS] google support: automatic build reports: HOWTO ?

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Thu Mar 15 20:26:08 CET 2007

On 15.03.2007 20:37, Peter Stuge wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2007 at 06:51:41PM +0100, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
>> Plugging such a microcontroller onto a soldered on flash chip with
>> a plcc piggyback clip or a plcc socket/plug combination would make
>> an additional flash chip unnecessary, and allow the device to be
>> ultimately used.
> I think we want to experiment with this to see what we can expect to
> work. It would be neat, I know it's done in some systems (PS2
> modchips) but I don't know how well PC chipsets would cope.

Would be great if this works out.

>> another idea would be to detect host writes to the bios chip or
>> some other memory area and interpret that as console. This is
>> interesting for those boards that have no serial port anymore. We
>> used a USB debug device for some of those (80$) but not all boards
>> have debug capable USB controllers.
> Yes, this feature is also a must IMO.



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