[coreboot] One ROM for multiple devices

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Wed Jun 13 01:19:31 CEST 2012

On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 05:06:11PM -0600, Steve Goodrich wrote:
> Please be aware that this is cross-posted to both the SeaBIOS and coreboot
> mailing lists.  I know this is generally frowned upon, but I believe the
> subject is valid for discussion in both forums.
> I have a coreboot/SeaBIOS image containing an option ROM that works for
> multiple graphics devices (seven or eight of them).  These graphics devices
> come from the same vendor but each device has its own (unique) PCI Device
> ID.  If I'm going to load the driver from SeaBIOS, I need to have a copy of
> the option ROM file, each with the name of the target PCI device (e.g.
> "pci1234,5678.rom").  Having seven or eight copies in the BIOS image file is
> a waste of space.

For the SeaBIOS case, is there any reason you can't simply place the
rom in a cbfs file "vgaroms/myrom.rom"?


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