[coreboot] Coreboot and stand alone filo

Stefan Reinauer stefan.reinauer at coresystems.de
Wed Aug 18 16:06:06 CEST 2010

On 18.08.2010, at 15:55, "Masoud Fatollahy" <masoudf at t2data.se> wrote:

> 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 coreboot/payload/payloadlib?

Yes but you will have to fix it yourself, as I wrote in the other mail..

> mv.h
> /Masoud
> -----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:
>> 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
> http://tracker.coreboot.org/trac/coreboot/browser/trunk/payloads/libpayload/arch/i386/coreboot.c#L140 
> 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..
> Stefan
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