[LinuxBIOS] pci base registers

Rogelio Serrano rogelio.serrano at gmail.com
Wed Aug 23 18:49:38 CEST 2006

On 8/24/06, Richard Smith <smithbone at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > im really confused where dram configuration is being done in the
> > epia-m. is it in raminit.c? I thought we cannot use c code until dram
> > is set up.
> Welcom to the most difficult part of linuxbios. :)
> We can't run _normal_ C code.  But we have romcc.  romcc is a C
> compiler that is designed to run without RAM.  Its uses CPU registers
> only.
> The raminit.c and .h code is the code you want to look at.

I see! Thanks!

Thats really smart!

> > i resorted to reading the acpi and amd bios manuals and got even more confused.
> Yeah.  Avoid acpi if you can .
> --
> Richard A. Smith

things i hate about my linux pc:

1. it takes more than a second to boot up
2. keeps asking about filenames and directories
3. does not remember what i was working on yesterday
4. does not remember all the changes i have ever made
5.cannot figure out necessary settings by itself

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