[coreboot] CBFS transition plan

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Tue May 5 18:21:38 CEST 2009

On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 10:15 AM, Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 9:22 AM, Rudolf Marek <r.marek at assembler.cz> wrote:
>> Hi Myles,
>> I tried CBFS on M2V-MX SE. So far it worked (Seabios + gpxe + vga rom) Well
>> done  all ;)
>> It seems that the ROM SIP area for chipset is OK. Is there a way how to
>> verify that it will be always so? (Its in last 128B of flash)
> As long as the compilation process stays as it is right now.  Right
> now we take a working (fallback or failover) image and use it as the
> "bootblock".  When that changes there will be no guarantees.  Right
> now you should use fallback+failover or fallback-only images.  Normal
> is guaranteed to fail.
>> I only ran to one issue, did not investigated yet. I had this rom as above
>> and I removed the VGA rom and system stopped finding the seabios.
>> Dont know maybe there is smth wrong with remove,
> Most likely.  I thought I fixed remove, but I probably missed a corner case.
If you send me the working ROM I'll look at it before and after VGA removal.

Have you tried a fresh build without the VGA ROM?


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