[LinuxBIOS] GX eval board
Ronald G Minnich
rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Mar 21 18:57:02 CET 2006
Richard Smith wrote:
> I also don't fully yet grok the inner workings of the VSA. All you
> who are in this deeper perhaps can comment. Is there any hardware
> reason that the VSA _has_ to be in 16-bit mode? I know orginally it
> had to be 16-bit for the BIOS callbacks, but we don't require all that
> legacy stuff.
not that I know of.
> Can we port the necessary parts over to protected mode?
I want to have as little as possible in bios. NO reason not to put
lots of stuff directly in linux.
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