[coreboot] what are ELF boot notes?
rminnich at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 21:14:15 CEST 2008
On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 11:23 AM, Robert Millan <rmh at aybabtu.com> wrote:
> Does anyone know what "ELF boot notes" are? I've seen this reference in
> coreboot-v2/src/arch/i386/boot/boot.c. There's a struct named elf_boot_notes
> whose pointer is passed to the payload via %ebx, and a magic signature in
> %eax as well.
IIRC elf boot notes is where we stashed the command line argument to
> This interface is not in v3. Does this mean it's no longer being used?
yes, it is not being used. ELF parsing is not a default in v3 and will
I hope someday be completely gone.
You're going to need it in v2 as long as you have elfboot.
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