VGABIOS is working under LinuxBIOS
YhLu at tyan.com
Wed Jan 5 18:20:01 CET 2005
The LinuxBIOS need to add CONFIG_DIRECT_VGA to use vga console driver.....
Etherboot has that CONFIG_DIRECT_VGA .....
From: Li-Ta Lo [mailto:ollie at lanl.gov]
Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2005 8:39 PM
Cc: LinuxBIOS; ron minnich; Greg Watson; Stefan Reinauer
Subject: RE: VGABIOS is working under LinuxBIOS
On Wed, 2005-01-05 at 21:43, YhLu wrote:
> After all devices initialized, call do_vgabios?
No. The do_vgabios is depreciated and is removed from the
CVS. It uses a real mode switch which is very difficult to
to debug and not portable. The prefered way now is to use
the emulator to execut the VBIOS. The emulator is acting
as the .init method of a generic vga device driver.
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