[coreboot] [Patch] CMOS: Add set_option and rework get_option.
kevin at koconnor.net
Sat May 30 17:59:00 CEST 2009
On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 03:44:28PM +0200, Luc Verhaegen wrote:
> To ease some of my debugging pain on the unichrome, i decided i needed to
> move FB size selection into cmos, so i could test a size and then reset it
> to the default after loading this value so that the next reboot uses the
> (working) default again. This meant implementing set_option in parallel to
As an aside, I think long-term coreboot should have a config file in
flash and use that instead of nvram.
The issues with using nvram:
* it's small and it leads to weird hacks to store data
* the coreboot layout conflicts with the vendor layout and it's a
pain when switching between coreboot and factory bios
* the batteries frequently get old and nvram storage becomes flaky
Just my 2 cents.
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