[coreboot] Coreboot and stand alone filo

Masoud Fatollahy masoudf at t2data.se
Wed Aug 18 15:55:07 CEST 2010

thanks for the response,

I have downloaded the latest version of filo from Subversion with
$ svn co svn://coreboot.org/filo/trunk/filo
but this version requires the payloadlib of coreboot, it is what i don't 
want to use, is there any other version which doesn't requir 



-----Original Message-----
From: Stefan Reinauer <stefan.reinauer at coresystems.de>
To: coreboot at coreboot.org, masoudf at t2data.se
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 13:06:36 +0200
Subject: Re: [coreboot] Coreboot and stand alone filo

On 8/17/10 10:05 PM, Masoud Fatollahy wrote:
I am trying to make coreboot v4 works with a old version of filo(stand 
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.
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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