[LinuxBIOS] 440bx stuff

Richard Smith smithbone at gmail.com
Tue Nov 7 16:27:07 CET 2006

Johan Rydberg wrote:

>> For this simulator to be done, a whole lot of understanding of the
>> hardware components is required, maybe including their errata. Adding
>> support for a new component for such a simulator _might_ be more work
>> than writing a bios for the same chipset.
> Yeah.  I didn't say _we_ should implement a simulator just to run
> LinuxBIOS on it.  Other projects should gain from a simulator, but
> LinuxBIOS might benefit the most from having one.  Lets just hope
> someone identifies the need outside this project.

The only people who can do this are the people who have the hardware
description info (the VHDL or whatever).  I'm quite sure Intel has sme
sort of tool like SimNow internally but they just aren't talking or its
only released under NDA.

Richard A. Smith

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