[coreboot] patch: working SMP startup for kontron/core2

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Sat Mar 7 16:37:25 CET 2009

On Sat, Mar 7, 2009 at 2:05 AM, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:

>> +     movw    $0x11, 0
> Just curious, what do these movws to 0 do?

Glad you asked! These are how I got it debugged. Since we have another
CPU (BSP) I had the BSP wait and print out the values. These are POST
codes for AP startup! So BSP can now monitor AP progress with
variables -- no more "worked"/"did not work" but "here's how far it
got". The BSP has far more knowledge than in v2 of how far things got.

They movw to 0 going to be removed, I think; we can depend on
secondary.S. Or should we? Should I leave them in?

> Overall great improvements!

Thanks for the comments, I'm hoping you found the code understandable
-- I am guessing you did?

Thanks for reading it!


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