[coreboot] [PATCH v3 1/1] libpayload: add support for finding and parsing Coreboot BIOS tables

Andres Salomon dilinger at queued.net
Tue Aug 23 01:00:08 CEST 2011

On Mon, 22 Aug 2011 15:01:51 -0700
Andrew Morton <akpm at linux-foundation.org> wrote:

> On Sun, 21 Aug 2011 17:01:28 -0700
> Philip Prindeville <philipp at redfish-solutions.com> wrote:
> > Attached.
> oookay.  I'll await a formal patch with all the cc's, etc.

Also, if you email the patch inline (rather than as an attachment),
then we can include comments inline as well.

> As for the "upstream" version: if/when this patch is merged, it *is*
> the upstream version.  The coreboot tree will need to drop the old
> version and migrate to the new.

IOW, make sure the coreboot folks are okay with what's being submitted
as well!

> Please be sure to carefully describe the background to the code within
> the final changelog.  Lots of people won't even know what coreboot
> *is*.  Spell this out completely and be sure to tell the kernel
> developers about the value of this patch to our users.

I'd second this.  I'm minimally familiar with coreboot, but I have no
idea what the purpose behind coreboot BIOS tables are.

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