[coreboot] coreboot+seabios+gpxe success

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Sun Jan 18 07:49:13 CET 2009

On Sun, 18 Jan 2009 00:41:43 -0500, Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net>
> FYI,
> I successfully built a coreboot-v2 image with both SeaBIOS and gpxe.
> I concatenated the coreboot image, the video bios, and gpxe rom into
> one big image and wrote it to flash.  I also told SeaBIOS how to
> deploy the roms:
> #define OPTIONROM_BDF_1 0x0100
> #define OPTIONROM_MEM_1 0xfffc0000
> #define OPTIONROM_BDF_2 0x0048
> #define OPTIONROM_MEM_2 0xfffcf800
> It works!
> SeaBIOS support for option roms is pretty good, so this isn't very
> surprising.  However, it is worth pointing out, because it shows that
> an open source bios can match the functionality of a typical COTS
> bios.
Sweet :-)
Are we going to get a good indepth HOWTO on the coreboot Wiki?

Joseph Smith

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