[coreboot] Coreboot for AMD Fusion family 14h: ASRock E350M1
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Thu Mar 10 23:08:48 CET 2011
On 03/10/11 13:36, Scott Duplichan wrote:
> Anish Patel wrote:
> ]this EFI bios is using the CSM module so it can use the traditional vBIOS.
> ]are there any plans to support this new GOP model they (the EFI guys)
> ]are trying to push?
> I like the idea of replacing a 16-bit binary module with 32-bit
> source code. But I think the use of EFI GOP is still quite limited.
> All of the UEFI BIOS I have seen from AMI, Insyde, and Phoenix still
> use CSM to execute the old legacy 16-bit video option rom. The only
> EFI BIOS I know of that executes video code natively is Apple. Native
> video code execution probably contributes to Apple's fast boot time.
> The problem for us is getting the needed source code from the video
Well Intel lets you get to their GOP module with IMGD/EMGD for certain
products. They also have this EPOG thingy for their BLDK thing they
which apparently is also going to be released for their other procs too.
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