[coreboot] [PATCH] artecgroup/dbe61: Set up 4MB mode for LPC dongle

Mart Raudsepp mart.raudsepp at artecdesign.ee
Wed May 28 03:07:12 CEST 2008

> On 28.05.2008 02:30, Mart Raudsepp wrote:
>> artecgroup/dbe61: Set up 4MB mode for LPC dongle
>> This way we can fit a kernel and initramfs on the dongle's free ~3.75MB
>> space
>> and have a debug system bootable right from inside the dongle. The start
>> address of the dongle is mem at 0xffc00000 for FILO with 4MB minus ROM area
>> available.
>> This should be a no-op when not booting from the dongle.
>> The same change was done to artecgroup/dbe62/stage1.c in rev660.
>> Signed-off-by: Mart Raudsepp <mart.raudsepp at artecdesign.ee>
> I don't like it that much, but then again, nothing else on this board
> will ever listen to port 0x88.

Maybe it's time for another Kconfig option? Many other boards can boot
with the dongle as well, and they similarly could benefit from a kernel
right in the dongle. Initially I was suggested to put it in mainboard
specific code, with stage1 getting no objections.

Committed as rev687

Mart Raudsepp

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