[coreboot] MS-6147, SeaBIOS, and OpenBSD.
kevin at koconnor.net
Fri Sep 3 14:25:07 CEST 2010
On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 11:21:06AM +0200, Mats Erik Andersson wrote:
> Hello again,
> two years have passed since I developed the support for MS-6147.
> Now I return to slowly activate myself again. In a first run
> I would like to report the following:
> 1. Coreboot-v4.0, svn rev 5740, works well on MSI MS-6147.
> 2. In the overview of supported mainboards, there ought to
> be an entry "Y" for MSI MS-6147, stipulating that the
> DIL32-ROM is set in a socket.
> 3. SeaBIOS works on MS-6147, but I had to strip down most
> functionality in order to fit the combined image into
> the 64 kB available (120 byte to spare!) since the
> standard fallback duplication was left intact. No VGA
> BIOS was included.
> 4. From this minimal SeaBIOS payload, I did successfully
> boot into a fully functional OpenBSD 4.4, which I as
> always use with a serial console. The disk is a 1GB
> Compact Flash card.
Wow! Coreboot and seabios in a 64KiB flash - that's pretty
impressive. Were you using lzma compression with this?
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