freebios2 mod to reset code.
steve at nexpath.com
Wed Jul 23 13:40:05 CEST 2003
Stefan Reinauer wrote:
>>>One caveat I discovered, I could never get Linux to boot with a gdt
>>>located higher than 1M. So even if you put a linux compatible gdt high,
>>>it has to be moved to ram < 1M or linux hangs on boot. Never figured
>>>out why (true for 2.4 anyway).
> Could this cause the hang with ADLO/rombios when booting grub on K8?
> Grub seems to hang right when it switches to pmode the first time.
For me, it happened every time, so I don't know what "first time" means.
I guess I could have been doing something really stupid (I regret to
admit this is possible), but I do recall making a number of before and
after tests with a number of different memory addresses.
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