VGA Problem about 440bx chipset
adam at cfar.umd.edu
Sat Sep 4 09:30:01 CEST 2004
is this with ADLO?
On Sat, 4 Sep 2004, Chiu Gerald wrote:
> Wow! I got it!
> I use another S3 video card,and succeeded in bringing up the VGA,and booted
> RedHat linux.
> So wonderful linuxbios is!
> Richard Smith,thanks for your help very very much!
> >From: Richard Smith <rsmith at bitworks.com>
> >To: LinuxBIOS <linuxbios at clustermatic.org>
> >Subject: Re: VGA Problem about 440bx chipset
> >Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2004 10:04:52 -0500
> >Chiu Gerald wrote:
> >>you mean that PCI card works?
> >Yes some PCI cards work. I've made several Assiliant 65550 and
> >based PCI cards work and some S3 based cards work. There are
> >reports of
> >some ATI cards working but I am still having problems getting my ATI
> >based card to work.
> >>Now I changed to a PCI video card,and bochs had run the vga
> >>bios,but still nothing happened!
> >>I have no idea what should I do next.
> >Are you setting up the shadowing correctly? You have to setup the
> >shadowing in loader.s or bochs and the video bios never make it into
> >ram. The stock ADLO setup won't work on the 440bx.
> >I've attached my loader.s which sets up the shadowing correctly.
> >Also the DEBUG_SERIAL option in rombios.c is very useful. You can
> >enable it and all the bochs bios messages will be redirected out the
> >serial port. This way you can see if bochs rombios is even getting
> >called. You have to turn it back off to get text on the VGA screen.
> >But your cards VSYNC should happen regardless. (assuming the vbios
> >I leave in a few hours and won't be back till Tuesday the 2nd so you
> >on your own for a few days. I'll try to check email during that
> >but I'm not promising anything.
> >Search the mailing list for things like "ADLO", "vgabios", etc there
> >several threads on getting this up.
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