[coreboot] Funny boot log in Coreinfo
c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Sat Oct 18 00:28:36 CEST 2008
On 17.10.2008 23:57, Myles Watson wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 3:47 PM, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger
> <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
> <mailto:c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net>> wrote:
> On 17.10.2008 19:46, Jordan Crouse wrote:
> > On 17/10/08 11:29 -0600, Myles Watson wrote:
> >> I haven't looked into the cause yet, but the boot log looks a
> little "funny"
> >> in coreinfo. At least it's smiling.
> > Hmm - that is very unfortunate. I think we have boot log issues
> - I have
> > also discovered that the bootlog is apparently overwriting the v3
> > coreboot tables. This could be a consequence of that.
> Is there any old version where you don't see the issues on qemu?
> Yes. I know when it was a new feature I tried it out and didn't see
> this garbage.
I remember it working well some time ago. It would be great if you could
do a binary search and narrow it down. I can then fix the problem.
> IIRC K8 has numerous issues in the v3 startup code which can (and
> probably will) interfere with printk buffers. I'm currently
> auditing the
> code to hunt all of these problems down. Please don't try using
> CONFIG_PRINTK_BUFFER with K8.
> We should probably change the defconfigs then. It doesn't change any
> behavior for me, so I must just be lucky.
I can make PRINTK_BUFFER depend on !K8.
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