[coreboot] Resource Allocation discussion

Marc Jones marcj303 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 03:44:53 CET 2008

On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 12:09 PM, Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com> wrote:

>> Coreboot allocates IO from the bottom (0x1000) up?
> Yes.
>> I think it should
>> allocate top down as it does with memory. I think that the rule is
>> that the BIOS allocates top down and the OS allocates bottom up.
> I don't think that would match v2 or the factory BIOS for serengeti or
> qemu.  Is there a packing reason?

No, It was a rule to stop device allocation from colliding between the
BIOS and OS The firmware is only required to setup boot devices and
the OS was expected to do the rest. I guess you can leave it since it
is working.


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