[LinuxBIOS] RE : Re: VGA bios and i/o access for powerpc

jf simon jfaslist at yahoo.fr
Wed Sep 6 18:25:26 CEST 2006

Ronald G Minnich wrote:

> jean-francois simon wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Maybe there is a way to do without the emulation layer altogether:
>> Since in our case we use PCI graphics, I can record all the PCI 
>> cycles made by the VGA BIOS to the graphic card on a BIOS based 
>> system (using a PCI analyser), put them into a listing, run a perl 
>> script on it and include them in the firmware of the non BIOS 
>> system....an redo the process whenever we need to use a different 
>> graphic which doesn't happen very often 
> we've had poor luck with that approach. Plus, even in graphics card of 
> same model, memory programming can change quite a bit between cards. I 
> am not sure this will work.
> ron
Thanks. I'll give it a quick try. If it works I'll let you know.


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