[coreboot] patch: add Kconfig support for v3 north

Myles Watson myles at pel.cs.byu.edu
Fri Jan 25 18:58:14 CET 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org [mailto:coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org]
> On Behalf Of ron minnich
> Sent: Friday, January 25, 2008 10:52 AM
> To: Coreboot
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] patch: add Kconfig support for v3 north
> On Jan 25, 2008 9:29 AM, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 09:12:45AM -0800, ron minnich wrote:
> > > Add Kconfig files for the northbridge. Currently we only need this
> > > for the geodelx, so we can select nrv2b decompression.
> >
> > Why is nrv2b needed specifically for geodelx? The VSA blob? Should
> > that not use the same compression as the payload, if the user chooses
> > one?
> The VSA is distributed as nrv compressed. We can use/not use the
> compression, but I just figured i would keep it simple and use it.

I like the idea of the binary blobs being compressed with whatever the user
selects.  It seems simpler for whoever gets the binary blob to decode it at
the same time.


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