Linuxbios and co...
Eric W. Biederman
ebiederman at lnxi.com
Thu Feb 17 10:19:01 CET 2005
Guido Fiala <guido.fiala at dka-gmbh.de> writes:
> Hallo Mr. Biederman,
> came to contact you reading your article in the Linuxjournal:
> You mention that you managed to set up Linuxbios for 3 mainboards, was it a
> big job or quite easy to do?
The hard part is always the chipset port. In particular the memory
controllers can be a pain.
> Would really like to try it for to system i have at hands here: a Via-based
> system and a Pentium-M based one (MB890 mainboard).
> Can you recommend some step-by-step procedure how to get it working?
> Unfortunately the documentation at the linux/free/open-bios sites is not very
> useful compared to a "classical" Howto ;-)
Love to but I've been too busy porting to different systems.
> I can not even decide which one is the way to go - linux-bios, free-bios or
> open-bios! There is mailing-list-traffic in all these, but in none a
> site-search even got me results on "MB890" or "855GME" chipsets etc.
linuxbios is a subset of freebios that seems to equal the entire set.
openbios for the most part runs on top of Linuxbios.
> Maybe you can give me some hint if you are still involved?
If you need more of a hint hopefully someone else can do a
better job of answering the questions.
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