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tint is a small curses-based game.
The tint payload uses libpayload, which is in the coreboot tree:
$ svn co svn://coreboot.org/coreboot/trunk
You can then get tint itself, patch it, and build it:
$ cd coreboot/payloads $ wget http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/t/tint/tint_0.03b.tar.gz $ tar xfvz tint_0.03b.tar.gz $ cd tint-0.03b $ svn export svn://coreboot.org/coreboot/trunk/payloads/external/tint/libpayload_tint.patch $ patch -p1 < libpayload_tint.patch $ make
The file tint.elf is your final payload which you can use with coreboot, either on real hardware or in a QEMU image.
Finally, you have to build coreboot with tint as payload:
$ cd ../.. $ make menuconfig
Now enter the Payload menu and select Payload type and then An ELF executable payload file. Then, exit the menu, save your settings, and build coreboot:
The file build/coreboot.rom is your final coreboot image, which also contains the tint payload.
Running tint in QEMU
For running the coreboot+libpayload+tint image in QEMU, you need a patched version of vgabios-cirrus.bin in your build directory first, and you also need to rename or copy coreboot.rom to bios.bin:
$ cd build $ mv coreboot.rom bios.bin $ wget http://www.coreboot.org/images/0/0d/Vgabios-cirrus.zip $ unzip Vgabios-cirrus.zip $ cd ..
You can now run tint in QEMU:
$ qemu -L build -hda /dev/zero -serial stdio
Ready-made QEMU image
Please follow QEMU#coreboot_v3_.2B_libpayload_.2B_tint these instructions if you want to try out coreboot and tint in QEMU.
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