Testbios works for ATI too !!!

Li-Ta Lo ollie at lanl.gov
Thu May 27 14:21:01 CEST 2004

On Thu, 2004-05-27 at 13:38, Richard Smith wrote:
> Richard Smith wrote:
> I don't suppose there is a way to use testbios with a system having 2 
> video cards is there?

Your are asking too much ;-). It is not that smart yet.

> I got a pci developemnt card from ATI that has an M1 on it stuck in a 
> sytems that also has a agp card.  I tell the bios to init the AGP card 
> first so the PCI card only gets POR.  I've been using this to test my 
> init code on known good hardware rather than my target system.
> Running my ATI bios under testbios appears to do something but since I 
> think the bios is enabling the legacy IO ranges it makes my AGP card go 
> crazy and locks up the machine.

Can you just install one VGA card and use telnet/rlogin ?


> I'm about to try it on my target.

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