[coreboot] patch: add Kconfig support for v3 north

Marc Jones marc.jones at amd.com
Mon Jan 28 21:55:15 CET 2008

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 25.01.2008 19:17, ron minnich wrote:
>> On Jan 25, 2008 10:15 AM, Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse at amd.com> wrote:
>>> Hmm - probably the right move, but the changes in buildrom are not
>>> trivial for v2.  We would need to figure out what the ROM size is (by greping
>>> Config.lb, probably), compress the VSA, calculate the difference and
>>> pad.   Its not impossible, but there is lots that can go wrong if we
>>> are not careful.
>> We need a VSA.v3 and leave the old one as before. VSA.v3 is just the
>> uncompressed VSA.
> Fully agreed. Maybe pick another name (VSA.uncompressed or
> VSA.corebootv3.uncompressed), but let's simply add another download
> option, this time suited for v3. IIRC the VSA for v3 may also use some
> v3 infrastructure and be incompatible to v2 by definition.
> Regards,
> Carl-Daniel

I disagree. We will have an uncompressed solution that will work for 
both v2 and v3. VSA does simple hardware emulation so it should work for 
both. We are working out the details for buildrom now. I will also write 
down how to do it by hand on the wiki.


Marc Jones
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