[coreboot] keyboard init patch

Andriy Gapon avg at icyb.net.ua
Thu Oct 2 12:35:06 CEST 2008

on 29/09/2008 20:25 Marc Jones said the following:
> Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> on 26/09/2008 20:02 Marc Jones said the following:
>>> This patch fixes the it8712f keyboard issues and should also fix any
>>> general keyboard init issues with other SIOs.
>>> Marc
>> Guys,
>> you might find this useful:
>> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.emulators.bochs.devel/7843
>> It seems that this was included into bochs code.
>> Maybe this is something that we would qemu to support as well.
> coreboot is a little better behaved than that. It only writes 0xCA/0xCB
> for specific SIOs(keyboard controllers). Since coreboot builds for qemu
> we don't need to make any changes.

I see, thank you.

Actually I have a goal to tweak qemu so that it can run coreboot images
that are configured for real 440BX systems. For that qemu should be both
sufficiently correct and sufficiently generic in its emulation of 440BX

But I am highjacking this thread already.

Andriy Gapon

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