[coreboot] seabios change to boot from last boot device for gPXE or other option rom booting
joe at julianfamily.org
Thu Mar 12 16:08:30 CET 2009
Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 09:15:01AM -0700, Joe Julian wrote:
>> The hardcoded boot order method when using seabios with coreboot makes
>> booting from option roms difficult if the number of hard drives
>> installed is not a fixed number. I used this patch to allow choosing the
>> last boot device by setting the nibble to 0xf. This allows me to boot
>> from the gPXE option rom.
> I don't think that is necessary.
>> - IPL.bootorder = 0x00000231;
>> + IPL.bootorder = 0x0000231f;
> You want:
> IPL.bootorder = 0x00002314;
> which will set the default order to option rom (BEV), floppy, cdrom,
> and then hard drive.
Ah yes, I see. It threw me off because the boot menu showed all my hard
drives and put gPXE as item 6.
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