Open bios dev/bios bug report
mdeschamps at mangrove-systems.com
Fri Apr 23 02:11:01 CEST 2004
Le jeu 22/04/2004 à 18:15, Peter Stuge a écrit :
> On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 04:42:48PM +0200, Mathieu Deschamps wrote:
> > >
> > > > I want to make /dev/bios work because LinuxBIOS flash utils just
> > > > write whereas /dev/bios is IMO a elegant way to read/write/>? to
> > > > many bios.
> > >
> > > If you're going to do that why not just use MTD?
> > > If it works it is pretty ideal.
> > short answer: True this is the final goal.
> > other answer: This because of I gave myself several milestone before
> > getting a LinuxBios booting my littlish kernel on DOC for embedded
> > station.
> MTD is for all Memory Technology Devices - not just DOC.
> See http://www.linux-mtd.infradead.org/ and then enable it in your
> nearest kernel. :)
oh I know this quite well. I think I didn't made myself clear enough.
Dev/bios opens or intents to open all the flash device of your
hardware (that's explains read/write/>? MANY bios) , but I wondering if
it could opens a DOC, since it's a IDE bus Flash device.
Anyhow, DoC is the final goal first I intent to flash a "standard" bios
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