Does anybody needs LinuxBIOS for VMware virtual machines?

Li-Ta Lo ollie at
Tue Mar 8 13:29:01 CET 2005

On Mon, 2005-03-07 at 22:05, Richard Smith wrote:
> > > How difficult is it to port Intel 440BX chipset support from
> > > V1 to V2?
> > 
> > Not terribly hard.  It is more of a time/desire thing.  Does vmware
> > accurately simulate what is required to bring memory up or do we
> Yep. not to bad.  I've got the beginnings of the port already done.  I
> got hung up on getting my dump_spd routine to return somthing else
> besides zero.  Its really wierd.  I can actually see the data on the
> SMbus happening but I don't ever seem to get a result back.

There are two user space program you can try first in the V1 tree.
One is the util/scanspd, the other is util/sis/spd_dump.


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