[coreboot] SimNOW VGA int 1a

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 21:41:28 CEST 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ron minnich [mailto:rminnich at gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2008 1:34 PM
> To: Marc Jones
> Cc: Myles Watson; Jordan Crouse
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] SimNOW VGA int 1a
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 12:32 PM, Marc Jones <marc.jones at amd.com> wrote:
> > That gets us back to relocating or mutilple copies in the stages. I am
> ok
> > with multiple copies in the ROM but it should be on version in the
> source.
> > The problem with v2 is that there was ROMCC versions and main coreboot
> > versions.
> The beauty of carl-daniel's redesign of the "call ROM" stuff is that
> we can have the same printk code in stage2 as in ROM and there is no
> symbol conflict. But we now have to pretty much put all stage0 stuff
> in stage2 as well. no choice.
> Myles, caching won't help.

I'm showing my ignorance here.  Conceptually couldn't you have a small area
set up like CAR for the shared portions?  As long as it was all loaded
before probing wouldn't it always be accessed before the ROM?


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