arch/x86: Reserve space for stack in CAR layout

Some platforms may want to use C code in bootblock so they need
writable memory and CAR can be used for it. This change reserves
memory in CAR that can be used by bootblock and other CAR stages.

Change-Id: I8dec768cf8763dbe235f0ba1339079ebc49cbd9a
Signed-off-by: Andrey Petrov <>
Reviewed-by: Aaron Durbin <>
Tested-by: build bot (Jenkins)
diff --git a/src/arch/x86/car.ld b/src/arch/x86/car.ld
index 191dcaf..f29a465 100644
--- a/src/arch/x86/car.ld
+++ b/src/arch/x86/car.ld
@@ -23,6 +23,14 @@
 	VBOOT2_WORK(., 16K)
+	/* Stack for CAR stages. Since it persists across all stages that
+	 * use CAR it can be reused. The chipset/SoC is expected to provide
+	 * the stack size. */
+	_car_stack_start = .;
+	_car_stack_end = .;
 	/* The pre-ram cbmem console as well as the timestamp region are fixed
 	 * in size. Therefore place them at the beginning section
 	 * so that multiple stages (romstage and verstage) have a consistent