Linuxbios with Diskonchip?
rminnich at lanl.gov
Sat Nov 29 19:57:00 CET 2003
On Thu, 27 Nov 2003, gizara wrote:
> If I remember correctly, Disk-on-Chip comprises NAND flash technology which
> inherently cannot execute in place, strictly sequential (data) accesses...
> So you would still need some sort of rudimentary boot flash(NOR) or other
> ROM to execute code to first load the BIOS, then the kernal, into shadow,
> then main (DRAM) memory locations, respectively.
yes, and ollie lo did this three years ago on sis 630. see code, read
I am terse right now, can't type much due to stupid pinched nerve, so bear
with me, but this was done and works fine. Ollie, can you fill in details?
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