[coreboot] Random extra option ROMs in CBFS
mylesgw at gmail.com
Fri May 1 04:34:31 CEST 2009
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin O'Connor [mailto:kevin at koconnor.net]
> Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2009 7:52 PM
> To: Myles Watson
> Cc: coreboot at coreboot.org
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] Random extra option ROMs in CBFS
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 06:05:29AM -0600, Myles Watson wrote:
> > > From: coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org [mailto:coreboot-
> bounces at coreboot.org]
> > > On Behalf Of Peter Stuge
> > > Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> > > > Add sgabios.bin to the CBFS system using a PCI vendor:device of a
> > > > device in your system that doesn't already have an option rom and
> > > > isn't a vga or ide device.
> > > I think it's important to improve this situation. The PCI ids are
> > > clearly not relevant to this option ROM, so we should not require
> > > them.
> > Kevin already added an img/ path for payloads. I guess he could add
> > a path for ROM-style images (ones that will return.) They'd have to
> > be numbered so that they were executed in order, but that doesn't
> > seem like too much of a problem.
> That sounds like a good idea. Latest SeaBIOS git will launch any
> option rom in the CBFS directory "genroms/". For example, one can add
> "genroms/sgabios.rom" or the lzma compressed
> "genroms/sgabios.rom.lzma". The rom(s) will be run after the vga and
> PCI roms are run.
That was fast!
> Adding ordering support is a bit of a pain. Lets see if it is needed.
Sure. So right now they're run in the order they're found?
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