aip at cwlinux.com
Wed Oct 15 09:24:01 CEST 2003
> It can boot distro CDs if you give a proper command line.
> SuSE 8.2 LiveEval CD worked without a glitch, I enjoyed the
> KDE desktop, OpenOffice, etc, from the CD on an EPIA booted
> from LinuxBIOS.
Wonder full. Does X work?
> PCI support in IDE driver is also added (or recovered), but
> the native PCI mode is not fully tested.
> I tried to configure EPIA (V1) code to use native mode,
> and the ports read something not 0xff, but the drive doesn't
> respond to soft reset.
> I don't know the bug is in FILO, LinuxBIOS, or the hardware.
IIRC, EPIA has to use compatible mode; otherwise, system will
have problem with IRQ.
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