[LinuxBIOS] Support for recent chipset and powerful desktop CPU

Richard Smith smithbone at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 03:07:00 CET 2006

Simon Labrecque wrote:
> I'm sorry but I don't understand your reply. Too late for what exactly?


What he is trying to describe is that to use a PCI serial port card you
fist have to enumerate the PCI bus and assign resources.  Thats done
after RAM + a bunch more is functional. So it doesn't help you bring up
a northbridge.

Bringing up a northbridge requires that you have some sort of debug IO
that can happen almost immediately after the CPU starts up.

Richard A. Smith

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