[coreboot] [PATCH]Remove non-CBFS

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Thu Oct 1 01:49:16 CEST 2009

Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 01, 2009 at 12:51:17AM +0200, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
>> Myles Watson wrote:
>>> Since normal and failover aren't supported with CBFS, can they disappear
>>> too?
>> No, we should get that back to life with CBFS asap.. it's one of
>> coreboot's key features..
> What's the use case for normal/failover?  I always envisioned it as a
> software implementation of a "bios savior".  If so, building in a
> serialice shell might be a simpler solution.
SerialICE is more or less a development tool.. it won't help you with
misflashed units in the field.

Safe updates and safe recovery is the key.

Details are quite open though, the fallback image could carry some kind
of shell, while the "real one" goes SeaBIOS; depending on how people
want to boot, and how they want to recover.


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