[LinuxBIOS] LinuxBios on Epia-ML

Stefan Reinauer stepan at openbios.org
Sun Dec 18 19:45:01 CET 2005

* Richard Smith <smithbone at gmail.com> [051218 18:30]:
> It's not using an emulator.  Thats fall back to 16-bit mode and
> running the bios.
> See here:
> http://www.openbios.org/pipermail/linuxbios/2005-October/012723.html
> Should we file a report with the issue tracker that the emulator does
> not work with via video bios?
Please do. It should not be too hard to get this right.. 

> > The VGA bios is trying to ask the system bios for certain
> > "extensions", the VESA OEM Extensions. i.e.
> > http://www.ctyme.com/intr/rb-0306.htm (Matrox specific)
> >
> > This needs to be implemented in LinuxBIOS.
> The Mach 64 ATI bios had some of these as well but it was just for
> requesting what type of LCD panel (if any) was attached.

Hm.. if the video bios provides these, does it require to support 
interrupt callback installs? 


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