[coreboot] PCI BIOS Extension ROM in v3

Myles Watson myles at pel.cs.byu.edu
Mon Jan 28 19:12:50 CET 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ron minnich [mailto:rminnich at gmail.com]
> On Jan 22, 2008 10:20 AM, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger
> <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
> > I'd say we refuse to execute the ROM in v3. If the ROM is broken, we
> > have no way to determine how broken it is. Unconditional execution may
> > prevent booting the machine, thereby forcing an out-of-system flash of
> > coreboot with ROM execution disabled.
> I agree. I have yet to see a real ROM broken in this way.
> Print the warning message and refuse to run it. And get QEMU to fix
> both their broken VGA rom and their broken BIOS :-)

The VGA BIOS is now fixed in CVS if you download the latest.  I don't know
when QEMU will pick it up.


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