[coreboot] [patch] RE: Fam10 breakage

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 17:54:58 CET 2010

> Am 01.03.2010 17:23, schrieb Myles Watson:
> >> However, this does not fix the bug in our stack size calculation.
> >> I'm not quite sure if the patch does the right thing, but it should be
> >> close.
> > I don't think we need to make the SMP check.  Can't we just put in an
> assert
> > that checks for RAMBASE < 0xa0000 and eheap > 0xa0000?  One large stack
> > could just as easily break this.
> True. Attached patch might do this (only moderately tested)
Acked-by: Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com>

> I think the only reason why we can't get rid of RAMBASE <1M completely
> is a couple of boards (Via based iirc) that have their own vgabios.c
> that breaks with RAMBASE >1M
> The other RAMBASE we sometimes use (mostly on AMD boards) is RAMBASE==2M
> - what was the rationale for that again?
I don't know.  I can't see a reason for it.

> With those two gone, we could hide RAMBASE somewhere in Kconfig or
> eliminate it completely.
Wasn't there a board with RAMBASE at 32 M too?


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