[coreboot] ADLO for buildrom
mylesgw at gmail.com
Thu May 1 17:37:59 CEST 2008
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Reinauer [mailto:stepan at coresystems.de]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 30, 2008 5:48 PM
> To: Myles Watson
> Cc: joe at settoplinux.org; 'Coreboot'
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] ADLO for buildrom
> Myles Watson wrote:
> >> On Wed, 30 Apr 2008 09:58:56 -0600, "Myles Watson" <mylesgw at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>> It boots Windows XP in QEMU.
> >> Sweet:-)
> >> What about booting XP on real hardware?
> > The loader needs to be customized for each board, or we need to pass
> > information like RAM map from coreboot before that will work.
> Which is why it really should, no, it has to be built into coreboot
> itself. coreboot already has all the knowledge required for this.
> Duplicating efforts that we did in C in another assembler chunk is plain
I was hoping that we could pass it the same information we pass the Linux
kernel. The e820 maps etc. I haven't looked into it too much, but ACPI
tables for that information would be fine for me too.
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