[LinuxBIOS] booting XP

Johan Rydberg jrydberg at gnu.org
Tue Nov 7 17:47:47 CET 2006

Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de> writes:

>> What's the accepted way to bulid 16-bit code nowadays? Still bcc?
>> as86 loader.s is easy: convert and junk as86.
>> I assume that vista will boot on legacy pc with 16-bit bios, right?
> and only with that. They refused to put EFI support in there. Funny, but
> Microsoft is a little bit on our side ;-)

There will be EFI support for 64-bit hostss, IIRC.  They just rejected
it for 32-bit hosts.

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