[coreboot] Recent GPXE as native coreboot payload?

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Sat Nov 13 19:04:19 CET 2010

On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 07:31:06PM -0700, Andree Jacobson wrote:
> Peter, I need a versatile BIOS replacement as the customers we will be
> serving can bring in practically any os, image, or possibly even boot system
> for their research projects.

You'll likely need SeaBIOS anyway then.  Most OSes will make BIOS
calls during their startup.  So, if SeaBIOS loads gPXE and gPXE loads
an OS, the OS can still make calls to SeaBIOS.  However, if gPXE is
loaded directly, there wont be a BIOS for the OS to call.


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