[LinuxBIOS] Expand linuxbiosv3 support

Myles Watson myles at pel.cs.byu.edu
Thu Jan 10 00:26:42 CET 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mylesgw at gmail.com [mailto:mylesgw at gmail.com] On Behalf Of Myles
> Watson
> Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2008 2:21 PM
> To: Jordan Crouse; Linuxbios
> Subject: Re: Expand linuxbiosv3 support
> This patch is Jordan's buildrom patch with a few additions, so I'm
> including
> his original message:
> [BUILDROM] Expand linuxbiosv3 support
> Add more generic support for LinuxBIOSv3 - add specialized package
> for v3, and add support for using LAR to put it all together.  Also
> add expanded (and better) option ROM support, though we're not actually
> using it right away.
> Myles again:
> It also changes LINUXBIOS variables to LBV2 unless they are used for both.
> I
> added dependencies between vendors that don't have any v3 platforms and

I accidentally changed one instance of LINUXBIOS_ROM_NAME to LBV2_ROM_NAME,
which broke the v2 build. It's in linuxbios.inc.  I've fixed it in my tree
but decided to spare you another large patch for one tiny change.


> One of the changes Jordan made was to always build v3 with no payload
> and then add it later with any binary blobs that might be needed.
> This way you can change them without rebuilding v3.
> Signed-off-by: Myles Watson <myles at pel.cs.byu.edu>

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