stuge-linuxbios at cdy.org
Mon Jun 4 18:22:11 CEST 2007
On Sun, Jun 03, 2007 at 03:30:24PM +0100, Graeme Brett Houston BSc wrote:
> make LinuxBIOS part of the Bios Boot spec so that a addon card like
> a RTL8139B could carry LinuxBIOS on the ROM and allow rapid
> development without replacing mainboard bios until sure that it
> will power up system.
I'm afraid this is difficult to do since by the time LinuxBIOS would
be called by the system BIOS a lot of extra work might be required to
undo what the system BIOS has done.
There is less confusion and uncertainty immediately after power-on,
even though that isn't perfect either.
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