Porting Linuxbios to Via P4m266A

Ronald G. Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Mon Feb 28 13:37:01 CET 2005

On Mon, 28 Feb 2005, Kevin O'Connor wrote:

> I think a two computer solution might be easier.  If one can get early
> serial on the target machine, then a small romcc program could read
> commands from the serial port, execute them, and transmit back the
> results.  (I think I even saw an email from someone that did this in pure
> assembler.)

That is a *very* cool idea. 

> Then, a specially modified emulator could run the original bios on a second
> machine, forwarding memory reads/writes and io reads/writes through the
> serial port to the target machine.

I like it a lot.


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