[coreboot] Need help with VGA on epia-m

bari bari at onelabs.com
Wed May 28 09:14:12 CEST 2008

Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> I found the issue with epia-m and vga.  I am now succesfully booting
> my epia-m with filo and fc9 - everything seems to work the same as
> with the factory bios (except coreboot is faster).
> The problem is related to the wiki site at:
> http://www.coreboot.org/VIA_Epia-M%2C_MII_Build_Tutorial
> It has an incorrect command for extracting the vga bios.  When I use a
> correct command - for example:
> dd if=/dev/mem of=video.bios.bin.4 bs=65536 count=1 skip=12
> Then the extracted vga bios boots fine and enables vga console.
Is vga console working for you with just the use of the properly 
extracted vga BIOS or do you have to use BOCHS as well?


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