[coreboot] Bios Debugging
jordan.crouse at amd.com
Wed Sep 3 19:10:33 CEST 2008
On 03/09/08 09:57 -0700, Hans Schmid wrote:
> Hi Jordan,
> was just skimming over it today. I think I'll change my mind
> and claim the opposite: great product. I wasn't aware there is
> also a full release. Tomorrow I will have a closer look at this
> product but it looks really impressing so far. Thanks for
And please don't get me wrong - SimNow isn't perfect. I was
asking to figure out what you thought could be better.
I am trying to encourage more SimNow users, and I will gladly
take anything I can send back to the developers.
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse at amd.com>
> To: Hans Schmid <hansj.schmid at yahoo.com>
> Cc: coreboot at coreboot.org
> Sent: Wednesday, September 3, 2008 6:09:50 PM
> Subject: Re: Bios Debugging
> On 03/09/08 04:09 -0700, Hans Schmid wrote:
> > General question:
> > Is there any reasonable way to debug BIOS code. I checked (almost) everything like
> > AMD's SimNow, Bochs, Qemu, hardware tools like interposers and so on but
> > they don't fit my expectations/requirements? What I would need were a hardware
> > based debugger for Intel multicore processors. Any idea?
> What was missing from these emulators? SimNow was designed specifically to
> develop firmware images. What did you find lacking?
> Jordan Crouse
> Systems Software Development Engineer
> Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Systems Software Development Engineer
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
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