[coreboot] coreboot hangs on my AMD fam10 board (updatedebugmessage).

Bao, Zheng Zheng.Bao at amd.com
Mon Oct 12 03:44:46 CEST 2009

Ping. What is the way to solve this?

I can NOT merge the CBFS to our code for a long time.

-----Original Message-----
From: coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org
[mailto:coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org] On Behalf Of Bao, Zheng
Sent: Saturday, October 10, 2009 10:12 AM
To: coreboot at coreboot.org; Carl-Daniel Hailfinger
Subject: Re: [coreboot] coreboot hangs on my AMD fam10 board (update

I update the code. It hangs at somewhere else. It seems to be what
Carl-Daniel said. Is there any workaround way to skip this and let do my
own job?


-----Original Message-----
From: Carl-Daniel Hailfinger [mailto:c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net] 
Sent: Saturday, October 10, 2009 9:16 AM
To: Bao, Zheng
Cc: coreboot at coreboot.org
Subject: Re: [coreboot] coreboot hangs on my AMD fam10 board.

On 09.10.2009 08:10, Bao, Zheng wrote:
> Current coreboot seems to hang somewhere. Before the 60th anniversary
> People's Republic of China, I always disable the CBFS when I worked on
> my fam10 board, otherwise it would be error. But now, I can not find
> where I can disable it. It seems to stop at waiting AP cores. 
> I am wondering if it is caused by CBFS and if it happens on other
> If any one can test it, I will be appreciating.

We have not solved the SMP startup printk locking yet. That explains the
mangled log messages.
Unless I'm mistaken we still decompress some parts multiple times
concurrently to the same address and that can crash the code.
Overlapping stack might also crash the code during lzma decompression.
Decompression of AP code should happen on the BSP or on exactly one AP,
but not on all APs.

> coreboot-2.0.0-r623M_tilapia_fam10_Fallback Fri Oct  9 13:15:49 CST
> starting...
> [...]
> Start other core - nodeid: 00  cores: 03
> started ap apicid:    cccooorrreeexxx:::      ---------   {{{
> IIIDDD   ===   000312   NNNOOODDDEEEIIIDDD   ===   000000
> CCCOOORRREEEIIIDDD   ===   000321}}
> }   ---------


Developer quote of the week: 
"We are juggling too many chainsaws and flaming arrows and tigers."

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