[LinuxBIOS] ADLO on a real machine

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Sat Sep 15 04:16:36 CEST 2007

On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 04:53:17PM -0600, Myles Watson wrote:
> 2. Backport Filo's driver
> I started #2.

Please don't spend time on the FILO IDE driver. It's a mess and not
worth the effort.

Instead I'd suggest the OpenBIOS IDE driver, which is much nicer.

> To build it, replace your rombios.c with my rombios.c, filo_ide.h,
> and filo_ide.c files, then cross your fingers :)

I was curious to have a look. Please send patches instead of

> Right now it still has the ATA support from Bochs, it just calls
> the FILO probe routines and then tries to continue.

How about LBA32/LBA48 support in the BIOS calls?


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