[coreboot] [PATCH] cld before call

Robert Millan rmh at aybabtu.com
Wed Jul 29 00:36:27 CEST 2009


The Multiboot spec is a bit too permissive about this, as it doesn't
specify the state of direction flag when payload is called.  Some payloads
(we found this in ReactOS FreeLDR) assume it is cleared, and fail otherwise.

We adjusted GRUB to be sure it's always cleared.  I think coreboot should do
the same.  Here's a patch for v3.

Robert Millan

  The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
  how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
  still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."
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