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Li-Ta Lo ollie at
Thu Oct 28 16:22:00 CEST 2004

On Thu, 2004-10-28 at 13:33, Richard Smith wrote:
> Li-Ta Lo wrote:
> > So why can not we relax the 64kB limit of LinuxBIOS ? I do think 
> > removing the name of the device is a wrong direction.
> Why is this there in the first place?

Are you asking the 64KB limit? One reason is to prevent "bloating" in 
LinuxBIOS. The other reason is some chip (AMD8111?) can only access the 
top 64kB of flash after boot.


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