[LinuxBIOS] r2569 - trunk/LinuxBIOSv2/documentation

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Sat Mar 3 16:01:29 CET 2007

Author: uwe
Date: 2007-03-03 16:01:29 +0100 (Sat, 03 Mar 2007)
New Revision: 2569

Document POST codes emitted by LinuxBIOSv2.

The list was created by Richard Smith <smithbone at gmail.com>, see

It is probably not complete, yet.

(Closes #74)

Signed-off-by: Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de>
Acked-by: Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de>

Added: trunk/LinuxBIOSv2/documentation/POSTCODES
--- trunk/LinuxBIOSv2/documentation/POSTCODES	                        (rev 0)
+++ trunk/LinuxBIOSv2/documentation/POSTCODES	2007-03-03 15:01:29 UTC (rev 2569)
@@ -0,0 +1,26 @@
+LinuxBIOS POST Codes
+This is an (incomplete) list of POST codes emitted by LinuxBIOSv2.
+0x10 Entry into protected mode
+0x01 Entry into 'crt0.s' reset code jumps to here
+0x11 Start copying LinuxBIOS to RAM with decompression if compressed
+0x12 Copy/decompression finished jumping to RAM
+0x80 Entry into LinuxBIOS in RAM
+0x13 Entry into c_start
+0xfe Pre call to hardwaremain()
+0x39 Console is initialized
+0x40 Console boot message succeeded
+0x66 Devices have been enumerated
+0x88 Devices have been configured
+0x89 Devices have been enabled
+0xf8 Entry into elf boot
+0xf3 Jumping to payload
+Errors (used in several places):
+0xee Not supposed to get here
+0xff Elfload fail or die() called

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