[coreboot] grub as coreboot payload
stepan at coresystems.de
Thu Oct 29 09:58:30 CET 2009
Robert Millan wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 09:20:53PM +0100, Andreas B. Mundt wrote:
>> first, congratulations to the 1.97-release!
>> I vainly tried to run the latest grub2 (Revision: 2663) as payload to
>> coreboot (Revision: 4852) following the wikipage:
>> Is this page still up to date and does anybody use grub2 as payload
>> successfully? How?
> It appears that since r4534 (move to Kconfig), Multiboot information is no
> longer built in by default. You have to enable it in "System tables" /
> "Generate Multiboot tables (for GRUB2)", then GRUB works fine (at least
> on QEMU, which I just tested).
> Coreboot developers: would you consider enabling it again? The overhead
> is minimal, and it would make this less confusing for users.
Just checked, they're placed somewhere in the F segment.
That means they'll be overwritten when SeaBIOS is used as payload. Not
tragic, but is there a better place we can put them? or would this even
be unhealthy or useless?
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