[coreboot] Executing bootstrap from MBR in coreboot
peter at stuge.se
Tue Feb 23 15:58:53 CET 2010
Piotr Piwko wrote:
> Does coreboot support executing of boostrap which is contained in MBR?
No. coreboot itself doesn't really do operating system bootstrapping.
> Maybe you have any hints about writing payload which can do that?
As Joseph pointed out you could look at SeaBIOS, which has quickly
become a very complete BIOS implementation. SeaBIOS runs well as a
coreboot payload, and if you combine coreboot and SeaBIOS you will
indeed have a legacy compatible open source firmware.
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