[coreboot] SELF/ELF/LAR - add some flashrom?
Gregg C Levine
hansolofalcon at worldnet.att.net
Mon Apr 14 05:57:48 CEST 2008
Now the question, in this phrase, "I'm also reminded how many flashable
appliances (dlink routers, olevia TVs) have a flash tool that's able to
recognize their own images, verify them before flashing for integrity
(md5/crc/length), verify them for compatibility "sir this binary is for your
router, I'm not letting you wreck your TV".". Whose TV device is that one?
Now I am aware of one device who can display both live TV and play stored
streaming video and it is Linux based, but don't think that's the one you
Gregg C Levine hansolofalcon at worldnet.att.net
"The Force will be with you always." Obi-Wan Kenobi
> -----Original Message-----
> From: coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org [mailto:coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org]
> Behalf Of Jeremy Jackson
> Sent: Saturday, April 12, 2008 11:15 PM
> To: Coreboot
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] SELF/ELF/LAR - add some flashrom?
> On Sun, 2008-04-13 at 05:05 +0200, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> > This can be dealt with in the coreboot build system easily enough:
> > just make sure to run the post-processor on all payload files.
> > That's what build scripts are for: to make building easy, to make
> > it easy to build the right way, and to make it hard to build the
> > wrong way.
> > The ELF loader in coreboot can easily detect this, too (it can check
> > for a coreboot name segment, for example).
> I'm also reminded how many flashable appliances (dlink routers, olevia
> TVs) have a flash tool that's able to recognize their own images, verify
> them before flashing for integrity (md5/crc/length), verify them for
> compatibility "sir this binary is for your router, I'm not letting you
> wreck your TV".
> Is ELF up to that?
> Jeremy Jackson
> Coplanar Networks
> jerj at coplanar.net
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