[LinuxBIOS] Via epia-m2 difficulties

Anton anton.borisov at gmail.com
Sun Jan 14 17:09:28 CET 2007

On Thu, 9 Nov 2006 18:37:08 +0100
Peter Stuge <stuge-linuxbios at cdy.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 09, 2006 at 03:42:20PM +0100, Kurt André Selbach wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > I'm trying to get a working linuxbios on my Via epia m2 12000,
> > with 1200mhz processor and 512mb ram.
> > 
> > The goal is to boot linux from a usbstick (guess i will be using
> > filo and boot the device a uda1)
> Yep. I haven't tried that on my board, but from IDE works just fine.
> > I've managed to extract my videobios image with awardeco and that
> > gave me a videobios file which was exactly 57344byte, how can i
> > apply this to my linuxbios.rom file?
> Hm, this may not be the correct image. I'd suggest dumping the VGA
> BIOS from when the board is running Linux under the factor BIOS
> thusly:

	I'd rather say the output from awardeco is
correct. VideoBIOS has to padded later to 64k boundary.
Dumping from live system may be incorrect for videorom
bigger than 32k. Contact "Carl-Daniel U. Hailfinger" for


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