[coreboot] Funny boot log in Coreinfo

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 23:57:01 CEST 2008

On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 3:47 PM, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <
c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:

> On 17.10.2008 19:46, Jordan Crouse wrote:
> > On 17/10/08 11:29 -0600, Myles Watson wrote:
> >
> >> I haven't looked into the cause yet, but the boot log looks a little
> "funny"
> >> in coreinfo.  At least it's smiling.
> >>
> >
> > Hmm - that is very unfortunate.  I think we have boot log issues - I have
> > also discovered that the bootlog is apparently overwriting the v3
> > coreboot tables.  This could be a consequence of that.
> >
> Is there any old version where you don't see the issues on qemu?

Yes.  I know when it was a new feature I tried it out and didn't see this

> IIRC K8 has numerous issues in the v3 startup code which can (and
> probably will) interfere with printk buffers. I'm currently auditing the
> code to hunt all of these problems down. Please don't try using

We should probably change the defconfigs then.  It doesn't change any
behavior for me, so I must just be lucky.

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