[coreboot] SeaBIOS question and cross compilation fix.
stepan at coresystems.de
Fri Nov 7 01:17:46 CET 2008
Kevin O'Connor wrote:
>> Unfortunately, this does not seem to work. The machine jumps somewhere
>> else and will triple fault eventually.
> Hrrm. Nothing looks immediately wrong. Are you running this under
> qemu? If so, one can attach gdb to qemu and set breakpoints in the
> guest. I've used this in the past with success.
Ok, gotta try that. Thanks for the hint and pointer.
> BTW, in previous emails I highlighted some disadvantages with a
> tighter integration of seabios and coreboot. Could you elaborate on
> the reasons why you think this is the best option?
a) I don't want to maintain my own bios emulation in coreboot v3
b) I still want graphics initialized (and possibly more)
c) I don't want to use int19 booting / I don't want to use seabios as a
* because I might be running in an emulator or not
* because I am running other payloads and I want to spend as little
time in seabios as possible
* because I think this is the only possible way to do a soft
transition of the code that is in coreboot these days and what we might
see some day in the future.
That said, I must have missed the mail you are talking about.
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