[coreboot] [PATCH] Add support for high tables to via vt8454c

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 15:17:30 CEST 2009

On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 7:11 AM, Patrick Georgi <patrick at georgi-clan.de> wrote:
> Am 28.04.2009 15:04, schrieb Myles Watson:
>> To spare us from having to do so many conversions maybe we should have
>> an include file for ACPI options, another for K8-specific options, ...
> Or add high tables support to _all_ northbridges, and drop the option,
> making high tables the immutable default.
> They're required for seabios (it overwrites some crucial tables otherwise),
> and there are few reasons not to use them.

I thought the main disadvantage was that there are other payloads
which can't handle high tables yet.  It would be too bad not to be
able to boot a Linux kernel directly anymore.


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