[coreboot] SeaBIOS question and cross compilation fix.

Ed Swierk eswierk at aristanetworks.com
Fri Nov 7 16:49:10 CET 2008

On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 7:38 AM, Jordan Crouse <jordan at cosmicpenguin.net> wrote:
> Its getting harder and harder to make it an option.  We are going to have to
> deal with optionROMs - regardless what any of us think about legacy software
> callbacks, we are not going to get very far unless we can handle legacy ROMs
> easily and cleanly and make them available to the payloads.  Thats a fact of
> life.  SeaBIOS is the best solution to this problem that we have so far.  In
> my mind, that makes it mandatory.

Not every application of coreboot has to worry about legacy hardware
or option ROMs.

To be clear, I don't object to seeing SeaBIOS in the coreboot source
tree, but there must be an option to ignore it at compile time.


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