[coreboot] [PATCH]BCM5785 failed with low loglevels

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Tue Oct 26 18:36:43 CEST 2010

Patrick Georgi wrote:
> attached patch fixes boot on my bcm5785-based board with low loglevels.
> I guess without some serial text early on (which is slow), the devices
> aren't readily available, and so things go wrong and finally hang on the
> last write operation in the modified function.
> I opted against a timeout + error, as there's no useful alternative
> action to do on error. An error message to notify the developer that
> something is going wrong, to simplify debugging after so-and-so many
> iterations might still be useful - but what's the right number? :-)
> Signed-off-by: Patrick Georgi <patrick.georgi at coresystems.de>

NAK-by: Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se>

I think that having a timeout is pretty important, and if it times
out then call die. I'll ack that. Maybe give it a second or so?


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