[coreboot] Coreboot and stand alone filo

Stefan Reinauer stefan.reinauer at coresystems.de
Wed Aug 18 13:06:36 CEST 2010

 On 8/17/10 10:05 PM, Masoud Fatollahy wrote:
> Hi, 
> I am trying to make coreboot v4 works with a old version of filo(stand
> alone).
> I build the coreboot and definde a paload which has been build with an
> old filo which is not using payloadlib of the coreboot. 
> when filo try to read the linuxbios table , but it can not find the
> signaturr LBIO. and it hangs.
>  Do i have to use filo and payloadlib of the coreboot, or is it a way
> to fix this problem. we don't want to have any depency between
> coreboot and filo.
> thanks,
> /Masoud
Hi Masoud,

The coreboot table parser in older FILOs does not support the "FORWARD" tag


I'd suggest that you use newer versions of FILO. However, implementing
support for that tag in older versions should be rather straight
forward, so you can give that a try, too..

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