[coreboot] [RFC] open issues in FILO

Corey Osgood corey.osgood at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 09:02:05 CEST 2008

On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 6:08 PM, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
> Stefan Reinauer wrote:
>> I would like to push out a FILO 0.6 release rather soon. If you
>> have open issues with the current FILO svn, please add them to the
>> tracker
> http://stuge.se/filo.r52.ide_ext2_pio4_debug6.patch accomplishes many
> things. I would like to get them all into svn but I'm not sure what
> the best approach is.
> Three changes are rather safe and it would be nice if they got in
> before 0.6:
> * ide.c: Improve debugging
> * ide.c: Add 32-bit PIO
> * fsys_ext2fs.c: Add debugging and some error checking
> Two changes are less safe, the first one more safe than the last. I
> would like the first change in 0.6 too, but I think the last one can
> wait until after 0.6.
> * ide.c: Change await_ide() function and create AWAIT_IDE() macro to
>  replace the function calls; slightly different semantics and much
>  improved functionality
> * ide.c/blockdev.c/fsys_ext2fs.c: Implement multiple sector reads

Did the issue with loading an initrd get straightened out?


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