LinuxBIOS + FreeBSD = true?
Ronald G Minnich
rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Oct 8 20:59:00 CEST 2002
On 8 Oct 2002, Eric W Biederman wrote:
> But I believe the FreeBSD kernel uses vm86 mode and makes x86 BIOS calls
> which LinuxBIOS does not implement. It should just be a matter of modifying
> the BSDs to not make x86 BIOS calls and instead read the LinuxBIOS table.
yup. That's the state of play. I looked at this 2 years ago and talked to
some freebsd guys but did not get back any hints of interest. A shame too.
I used to always run freebsd clusters ...
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