[coreboot] minimum linuxbios
mark.marshall at csr.com
Tue Jul 6 11:53:17 CEST 2010
Masoud Fatollahy wrote:
> I am working to make a minimal linuxbios without any payload or linux
> kernel, I just want to see a nice hello word string on the serial port
> and nothing else. is it possible to make such a bios? also to setup only
> the necessary HW registers and memory to see the printout message.
> how should i do this?
Look at SerialICE:
This is a mini monitor that runs over the serial port. The coreboot
developers use it to step through a BIOS image, but it contains
just enough to get the serial port working. Memory is not
initialized, so everything is done with registers.
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