[coreboot] SeaBIOS not running vga rom

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Wed May 13 05:49:05 CEST 2009

On Tue, 12 May 2009 23:13:54 -0400, Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net>
> On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 09:58:11PM -0400, Joseph Smith wrote:
>> Well it would be hard to fit 2 years of research into this email but in
> a
>> nut shell I am going to be doing some direct framebuffer manipulation to
>> get the tv-out working. I need to do this AFTER the VGA ROM runs and
> sets
>> up the initial graphics. Therefore the current ROM emulators in coreboot
>> will let me achieve this because they return to coreboot thus allowing
> me
>> to run code directly manipulating the framebuffer.
> Random ideas:
> - hack the tvout stuff into seabios instead of coreboot
Why not both? Not at the same time of course. coreboot could run it if
using a non-SeaBIOS payload, and SeaBIOS could run it if it is used as the
payload. That would work.
Joseph Smith

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