[coreboot] fallback/normal support [PATCH]Remove non-CBFS

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Sat Oct 3 19:27:06 CEST 2009

On 03.10.2009 18:08, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> On 02.10.2009 11:54, Patrick Georgi wrote:
>>> We need to have access to CMOS before CAR or raminit, or anything
>>> interesting happens, really. And I'm not sure if our code supports
>>> this everywhere already.
>> IMHO access to CMOS before CAR is unnecessarily painful and I'd like to
>> keep that out of the targets which don't need it (VIA/AMD).  
> Then how are we going to update CAR code in case a new CPU revision
> needs an update while still keeping normal/fallback alive?

This has never happened with any AMD or VIA CPU. And I highly doubt it
happened with Intel CPUs.
So why should we design for such an event?



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