[LinuxBIOS] ADLO on a real machine
augusto.pedroza at gmail.com
Fri Sep 14 23:45:59 CEST 2007
This is great,
I'd like to help with ADLO, could give me some more details when you try
to boot using ADLO?
On 9/14/07, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de> wrote:
> Myles Watson wrote:
> > With some fiddling I booted into the Windows install CD and installed
> > Windows XP on a hard drive. It took fiddling because the BIOS is so old
> > that it doesn't conform to the ATA-3 specifications.
> > I haven't been able to boot using a hard drive from ADLO yet because it
> > doesn't recognize my hard drives (same age related problems of the Bochs
> > BIOS.)
> > I've looked at porting the FILO drivers into the Bochs BIOS, but it
> > appear trivial.
> > Any questions, suggestions, or comments besides "Why would you want to
> > this?"
> Hmm. First off, this is pretty cool. Which version of Windows? :-)
> Does your hard disk controller have an option rom? P-ATA? S-ATA? SCSI?
> It might make sense to have the controller's option rom executed by ADLO
> so it can install an int13 hook.
> Have you been able to use FILO?
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