[LinuxBIOS] MB1030 / 3036 VGA comes up :D
stepan at coresystems.de
Sat Apr 29 23:39:38 CEST 2006
* Christian Sühs <chris at suehsi.de> [060429 23:36]:
> Why is the run_bios_int called three times?
Your graphics card option rom tries to output 3 lines of text, most
likely. See Ralph Brown's Interrupt List on INT 10h.
> It seems that there are no differences between the second and the third one.
It's the same subroutine within the graphics card option rom, yes.
> There is a ip (initial point) flag for testbios. Is there someting else
> for the inTree one.
It's "instruction pointer".
> Is testbios faster with given ip.
No, the correct IP is automatically chosen. This is only needed for
non-PCI option roms. Specifying something else than the default will
not even work.
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