port linuxbios(v1) to i845GV based MB

Stefan Reinauer stepan at openbios.org
Wed Sep 8 08:51:01 CEST 2004

* zhu shi song <zhushisongzhu at yahoo.com> [040908 14:44]:
> intel i845GV is very popular now.  I've got P4i45GV MB
> based on i845GV(northbridge:i845GV,
> southbridge:82801db, superio: winfast w83627hf ). I
> try to port linuxbios(v1) to this board.  Today I have
> built my first romimage for it.  There met one problem
> when using it to boot. Serial output is unreadable
> code.  I have checked the baud rate it's ok.  Maybe
> setup_serial has some bug.

Some mainboards need to do some magic for baud rate setting or otherwise
the actual baud rate is only half of what is specified. If you see
something at all you are almost there


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