Porting Linuxbios to Via P4m266A

sherlock at vsnl.com sherlock at vsnl.com
Wed Feb 23 17:55:01 CET 2005

On Wednesday 23 February 2005 23:37, Adam Sulmicki wrote:

> well if you are determined and/or have funding there might be two
> other ways.
> 1) I recall Ron describing rom-as-ram trick to get the emu86
> running and get the memory setting this way. Slow as molasses I'm
> told.

Any pointers? my mail archive does not throw up aything.

> 2) get a pci debugger card. around $5k i think. can watch the pci
> traffic on it to see what it writes as ram config. It does not
> always work but when works it is pretty good.

Jeez. That is a whole lot of money. Perhaps a HP LA might do the
job. I might be able to get hold of one. Or rig up a couple of 
PALs to snoop on the bus - presuming that the load dont screw up 
the timing.


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