[coreboot] USB debug cables and emulation

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Fri Jul 4 01:30:38 CEST 2008

On Fri, 04 Jul 2008 01:21:19 +0200, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de>
> Joseph Smith wrote:
>> Also I really want to learn USB for coreboot payload purposes. Did
> anyone
>> realize with all these different payloads we have none of them support
>> completely?? Filo is the only one that supports OHCI but that is it. I
> want
>> to learn about USB so I can get some USB support for legacy USB devices
>> (keyboards/mouse) as well as support for booting USB drives. This
> non-USB
>> situation is and always has been disturbing to me :-0
>> In a certain way it puts coreboot behind the times... 
> We're pretty far with the UHCI stack in GRUB2. If you are looking for a 
> USB project to jump on, we can certainly use help ;-)
> Initial keyboard support is there. MSC support is there, UHCI is there.
> Missing: Fixes, Testing, OHCI, EHCI, Fixes, Fixes, Testing...
> Maybe we can pack it into libpayload instead of GRUB2 too, so we can 
> make it available to more payloads?
Stefan, I would love to help out. I offered my services to Patrick a while
ago, with no response.
What can I do?

Joseph Smith

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