[coreboot] Some help for the lay person?
oregon.mick at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 07:07:18 CEST 2009
I'm trying to build a rom with filo for my tyan s2885. I'd like to
write a generic build tutorial for the lay person, or at least for
non-programmers (me). I have identified some general steps, and have
get a payload source, e.g. filo-trunk
configure and make the payload
make the payload available for Procedures 2 or 3
check out coreboot-v2 source
cd into coreboot-v2 directory
cd into targets/vendor/model
Test the rom (qemu, etc)
Put it in the machine and go! (flashrom)
Do I have to do both Procedures 2 and 3 if kconfig works for me? And
in what order?
Where is kconfig looking for payload.elf? It didn't seem to like the
absolute path that I put into menuconfig. IIRC someone mentioned that
it doesn't like non-'sane' paths.
Thanks for any help & suggestions.
FYI flashrom works on my board, I upgraded and verified my vendor bios
with it. I'm using the push-pin method of chip-wrangling and have
bought some 16Mbit flash to burn.
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