[coreboot] [PATCH] fix 'AMD Fam10 code breaks with gcc 4.5.0'

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Thu Sep 2 23:51:58 CEST 2010

Scott wrote:
> The AMD Tilapia BIOS built with gcc 4.5.0

Please keep in mind that coreboot is not a BIOS.

Some/many use the term BIOS to mean any firmware, but since coreboot
only does one part of what a BIOS would do I think it's important to
keep the two terms separate.

There are e.g. no interrupt services at all in coreboot, and the
generic payload interface in coreboot are IMO distinguishing features
for coreboot, making it difficult to equate coreboot with a BIOS.

If coreboot is used together with a SeaBIOS payload in a system then
there is certainly a BIOS, but that would be SeaBIOS then.


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