Linuxbios -> etherboot 5.0.10, is CONSOLE_DUAL possible?

Eric W. Biederman ebiederman at
Mon Jan 5 16:22:00 CET 2004

Dave Ashley <linuxbios at> writes:

> I'm using etherboot 5.0.10 on the epia-m, but I have -DLINUXBIOS defined
> in etherboot's config, not -DPCBIOS. I want some debug messages to come out
> on the console, but these need -DPCBIOS to be defined. If I define -DPCBIOS
> alongside -DLINUXBIOS, I get link errors. Anyone have any ideas?

You want some debug messages to be printed with x86 bios calls?

In 5.2 there is CONSOLE_DIRECT_VGA that prints directly to a screen,
and I think that is what you want.

> Strictly speaking this is an etherboot issue, not a linuxbios issue. Sorry :^)

So ask on the etherboot list then...


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