[coreboot] [RFC] flashrom and coreboot tables

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Fri Apr 10 20:54:24 CEST 2009

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> Right now, flashrom assumes that if a coreboot table exists, the
> board NEEDS a board specific enable function. If there is none
> (because it is not needed), flashrom will complain.
> Three options are available to solve this:
> 1. Leave the code as-is and confuse developers and users alike.
> 2. Add info to the coreboot table that the board doesn't need any
> special flash enabling.
> 3. Provide dummy functions for every board supported by coreboot.

4. Remove the table lookup completely.
5. Make flashrom continue silently instead of complaining.

I prefer either of 4 or 5 over 1-3.


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