[coreboot] Position Independent Code

anders@jenbo.dk anders at jenbo.dk
Wed Jul 7 15:47:16 CEST 2010

If you want to do this to test out an image before flashing it, I think that you will run in to some issues since a lot of the stuff that coreboot performs will already have been done and so could fail or misbehave.

Mvh Anders

----- Reply message -----
Fra: "Stefan Reinauer" <stefan.reinauer at coresystems.de>
Dato: ons., jul. 7, 2010 13:41
Emne: [coreboot] Position Independent Code
Til: <coreboot at coreboot.org>

 On 7/7/10 1:04 PM, ali hagigat wrote:
> Is Coreboot source code is a position independent code?  I mean,  will
> it be executed from any arbitrary location of the main memory?

Most of it, no.
> Can it be revoked and correctly executed by a bootloader like Grub if
> I make a binary image of it and make necessary changes to be read by Grub?
It does not make sense to load coreboot from grub. You'd rather load
Grub from coreboot.


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