[coreboot] SimNOW debugger syntax help

Marc Jones Marc.Jones at amd.com
Tue Oct 21 22:49:37 CEST 2008

Myles Watson wrote:
> Marc, Jordan, or another SimNOW user,
> f[b|w|d|q] <Address range> <Value> [,[l|p]] Fill physical(default) or 
> linear Memory
> I wanted to fill the VGA RAM with a pattern, but I can't figure out the 
> syntax for an <Address range>.  It keeps freezing the simulator.  Could 
> you give me an example for filling 1M of memory in physical address 
> space with some pattern?
> I would have expected the [,[l|p]] to come after the <Address range> too.
> Thanks,
> Myles

fd 100000 10001f ,p 5a5a5a5a

worked for me. You are right about the ,p. I am not sure why it would be 
freezing unless the mem map is really screwed up and it is going 
somewhere bad.


Marc Jones
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