ron minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Mar 9 09:50:01 CET 2004

On 8 Mar 2004, Eric W. Biederman wrote:

> Not for video support.  This is for actually running freedos, freebsd,
> and netbsd and windows etc.  All of those unconverted operating
> systems.

ok. I'll leave windows to you :)

> rombios.c or whatever the PCBIOS compatibility layer winds up being must
> be 16bit code, (even if it has 32bit extensions all over the place).  
> I'm not certain gcc can be convinced to do a reasonable job of 16bit C
> code.

what's wrong with what we did for vga extensions, a 16-bit hook into 
32-bit code? It has worked well for those who wanted native vga.


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