[coreboot] LinuxBIOS V1 ?!

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Sat Jan 30 14:51:15 CET 2010

Hi Tyson,

On 29.01.2010 21:08, Tyson Sawyer wrote:
> A small voice from the distant past here.

Nice to hear from you again.

> I have a custom system using LinuxBIOS V1. Yes!  1! This is a
> PIII/440BX based system.
> We have found that we can boot 2.6.23-17, but can not boot 2.6.24.
> Investigation using characters posted on the serial port suggest that
> we are starting the kernel and getting to about the point where the
> clock speed of the CPU and then it just stops as far as we can tell.

This may or may not be an option, but have you thought about coreboot
v2? AFAIK it should work well on PIII/i440BX systems.


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