[coreboot] On loongson CPU or MIPS ARCH

li guang lig.fnst at cn.fujitsu.com
Tue Apr 30 03:35:19 CEST 2013

在 2013-04-29一的 11:19 +0200,Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko写
> > Loongson platform be designed mostly like a PC, it also control PCI
> > devices.
> > 
> It has just one PCI bus with all devices fixed. That hardly requires the
> whole complexity of coreboot.
> >> because of the payload
> >> concept, where coreboot only initializes only the minimum of the
> >> hardware and a payload, like SeaBIOS, FILO and GRUB, can take over.
> > 
> > I'm not quite clear about code flow between bootblock and payload
> > for now, so, is there some document about it?
> > or can you give some hints for code flow?
> It's simple: coreboot does hardware init, bringing devices to usable
> state. Payload does everything else.

Yes, but, let's say payload is pmon, so, what's the role of coreboot?
pmon can do everything, coreboot seems be useless here, isn't it?

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