Boot Windows Please!
Digital Infra, Inc.
okajima at digitalinfra.co.jp
Wed Jan 26 03:53:01 CET 2005
And it boots Windows XP?
Thanks! I did just reinvent the wheel.
BTW, how it has progressed?
these two URLs get not found.
>* Digital Infra, Inc. <okajima at digitalinfra.co.jp> [050126 13:51]:
>> As my understanding, current LinuxBIOS can not boot Windows and
>> the reason for it is that it depends on 16bit bios feature much.
>> So far is right? If right, how about this way. Have you noticed already?
>> First, LinuxBIOS is loaded from flash ROM. Then, it moves itself to
>> uppder 16M area. and it loads some free 16bit BIOS image from somewhere ( e.g.
>> HDD, USB memory or even network) to under 1M area. And LinuxBIOS jumps to
>> 16bit BIOS. Of course, this sequence should not be invoked automatically but
>> by user command, e.g. run_windows or such.
>Something like this has been done before, it's called ADLO. Check the
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