[LinuxBIOS] LinuxBIOS panic room

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Wed Sep 5 01:50:42 CEST 2007

On 05.09.2007 01:40, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> * Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> [070905 01:29]:
>> How usable is the CAR? I guess either the download will in fact write
>> to flash immediately (bad idea!) or only initram would be downloaded
>> first, and then the full lar.
> Why would that be a bad idea? I think writing the flash directly (except
> bootblock) is an excellent idea, since this is the code that is executed
> when 
> a) the flash file is corrupt
> b) a new lar is sent

I still would like to try to enable RAM first. That will allow us to
verify an image after flashing instead of having to redownload it over
serial. Besides that, if there is some timing critical component in the
flashing process, we don't want to wait for serial input.


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