[coreboot] open development branch of filo. filo-0.5 is frozen (and obsolete)
stepan at coresystems.de
Tue Sep 9 12:37:12 CEST 2008
Yes it's all in the filo repository. See http://coreboot.org/FILO
On 09.09.2008, at 12:17, Joseph Smith <joe at settoplinux.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 09 Sep 2008 11:31:42 +0200, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de
>> Joseph Smith wrote:
>>> open development branch of filo. filo-0.5 is frozen (and obsolete)
>> It means we started putting FILO into maintained mode again,
>> cleaning it
>> up and moving it towards an 1.0 release.
>> The general idea is to make the code compact and simple and get rid
>> the "grabbed and plugged together" nature of the FILO source code.
>> Some of the new features:
>> - Kconfig based configuration (make menuconfig)
>> - uses libpayload now, which allowed to drop quite some license
>> header-less files (including a working USB/UHCI stack)
>> - Windows CE support (Thanks, Artec!)
>> - many small and not so small bug fixes
>> Some of the planned features:
>> - drop reliance on grub console code, use libpayload's tinycurses
>> - simple driver concept to allow plug-in boot device drivers without
>> changing 10 different places in the code
>> - merge Peter Stuge's multi block read patches
> Excellent:-) I'm really looking forward to this.
> Is this new code in an svn tree somewhere? I would really like to
> check out
> the code and maybe contribute.
> Joseph Smith
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