[coreboot] Fw: Coreboot on Tyan S2892

Marc Jones marcj303 at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 7 22:54:05 CET 2008

 Meant to send this to the list.

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> From: Marc Jones <marcj303 at yahoo.com>
> To: Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com>
> Sent: Friday, November 7, 2008 2:53:06 PM
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] Coreboot on Tyan S2892
> >> configure and build FILO (filo.elf will include the kernel image?) 
> > Not needed.  Filo doesn't have SATA drivers. That's why you need a kernel in 
> the ROM.
> >
> > You will have to configure the shell and the boot scripts in 
> buildrom/buildrom-devel/skeleton/
> > They select the defaults, mount the drives, etc.
> SATA devices should be in legacy mode and filo should be able to load your 
> kernel. The only challenge is getting the drive numbering lined up.
> in buildrom do a make filo-config. You also need a grub like menu.lst on the 
> drive.
> >> use buildrom to create the actual ROM image file (superset of filo.elf?)
> > Use buildrom, but the file only will have coreboot and the kernel with a 
> minimal shell 
> Use buildrom. If the platform isn't in the makeconfig, it is easy to add.
> Marc

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