[coreboot] ADLO for buildrom

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Thu May 1 17:36:32 CEST 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Reinauer [mailto:stepan at coresystems.de]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 30, 2008 5:47 PM
> To: Myles Watson
> Cc: 'Uwe Hermann'; 'Jordan Crouse'; 'Coreboot'
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] ADLO for buildrom
> Myles Watson wrote:
> > There is very little duplicated here.  The ADLO in coreboot relies on
> > building the BOCHS bios from source with dev86, but the payloads/adlo
> uses
> > the new legacybios version.  The only thing that is exactly the same is
> one
> > of the elf headers.
> please also note we have a gsoc student working on legacy bios
> integration again this summer. maybe we should stop the plenty
> discussion here and leave things as they are until that project is done?

It's not soon enough for me.  It works now in QEMU, even though there is a
lot to be improved.  I'd like to put it into buildrom so that it is easy to
hack on.

> Does legacybios from Kevin O'Connor boot Vista?

It probably does in QEMU, but not the 64-bit version.  The last I heard that
was the status of the Bochs BIOS.


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