[coreboot] Fw: Coreboot on Tyan S2892
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
> > 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
> >> 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.
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