[PATCHv2 00/14] Bring in basic x86 support into 'barebox'

Sascha Hauer s.hauer at pengutronix.de
Thu Jan 14 04:29:00 EST 2010

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 11:15:34AM +0100, Juergen Beisert wrote:
> This patch series brings in some basic x86 support into the tree.
> At first this support can act as a boot loader on a BIOS based
> x86 machine like GRUB is. E.g. barebox will be stored in the MBR of
> a boot media the BIOS supports to boot from. This implementation still
> talks to the BIOS in real mode, to load or store data from/to a disk
> drive, but the barebox core itself runs in 32 bit flat mode.
> Currently only a serial console is supported.
> v2 of this patch series comes with some clean ups and also uses the discussed
> naming convention for BIOS based disk access. The whole series is updated to
> 'barebox' (instead of u-boot-v2). Note: Its tested only with QEMU yet. We are
> going to port it to real hardware now.
> Comments are welcome.

Applied to -next.


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