[LinuxBIOS] Linuxbios Tyan S2882D

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Sun Apr 30 05:41:34 CEST 2006

Hidasi Jozsef wrote:
>  Dear List!
>  I've compiled the BIOS for Tyan S2882D dual Opteron system, I've
>  dumped the original videobios (it has good signature:) but seems the
>  BIOS doesn't start it! The other problem is that when I load a kernel
>  the system simply restarts no output at all. May the absense of the
>  videobios cause this? My last message is "Jumping to the entry point"
>  The kernel works fine with the original AMI :( BIOS! The FILO and
>  Etherboot (via network) also does the same! Does anybody have a good
>  linuxbios config for this motherboard? a working binary is welcome
>  too :) I would like to find the problem, but it would be to use
>  failback code instead of flashing the whole chip once and once:)

build a serial-only kernel. Enable early printk.

Boot the kernel with this
hda1:/vmlinuz console=ttyS0,115200 earlyprintk=ttyS0,115200,keep

send us the output.


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