Daniel Parthey schrieb:
Daniel Parthey wrote:
I tried to get LinuxBIOS Rev 2163 running on an
VIA EPIA-ML6000EA Board
using the EPIA-M target. The kernel is on /dev/hda1 of an IDE harddisk.
Note that I'm using an EPIA ML, not an M board.
it boots, network is working, but vga output fails
Maybe the EPIA-M HOWTO should tell that one needs to extract the VGA
from EPIA-M Bios Version 1.13 if one wants to use graphics on EPIA-ML.
Thats right, an extracted vga.rom from this version works for the ML, too.
>DO THE VGA BIOS
>found VGA: vid=1106, did=3122
if you later want to use the X via driver modul, you should remember on
this is the ID Number you need to change in the vgabioa.c if I remember
bus/devfn = 0x100
biosint: # 0x6, eax 0x5f53 ebx 0x101 ecx 0x19f88 edx 0xe093
biosint: ebp 0x19090 esp 0x39d8 edi 0xfa90 esi 0x1a539
biosint: ip 0xc763 cs 0xf000 flags 0x202
biosint: Oops, exception 6
biosint: Bailing out
biosint: # 0x10, eax 0x4f14 ebx 0x18003 ecx 0x1 edx 0x0
biosint: ebp 0x19fa8 esp 0xffa edi 0x0 esi 0xffff725e
biosint: ip 0x8f7e cs 0x0 flags 0x46
BIOSINT: Unsupport int #0x10
I get a equal output, if I use the orginal vga.rom from factory bios
version 1.16 for Epia-M
Christian Sühs told on the list, that one needs an older vga bios for
First I will try to extract VGA Bios from BIOS 1.02 and 1.01 for the
I,m not sure, but I think they won't work.
Have a look at the bios code with cbrom or any tool you want.
and compare the vga rom names. If I remember right there is only one
version, which works with LB and that is the vga.rom at orginal bios
from epia-M Version 1.13 for the Epia-ML.
Then I will try the BIOS 1.16 for the EPIA-M.
That won't work, too.
Unfortunately, VIA has taken all other versions
off the web :(
Thats right, somewhere in the List is a link to the 1.13 version.
Can I boot the EPIA-M Bios on the EPIA-ML board,
or does it fail?
ACPI: bus type pci registered
<0>Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!
Disabling ACPI and AGPGART in the kernel fixed the problem,
so this was certainly an ACPI issue. Thanks to Anton Borisov.
Boot speeds is also an issue here, it looks like we need a separate
target/mainboard for the EPIA-ML in order to speed up the boot
process for EPIA-ML. It also boots very slowly here, I will try
Christian Sühs' changes discussed on this list in December 2005
and disable some features (like smbus?) in the EPIA-ML boot process.
Obviously, EPIA-M and EPIA-ML have different features, compare them:
You should disable the search for the firewire stuff, somewhere under
the northbridge directory for epia-ml. If this is not disabled it tooks
about 10 seconds before linuxbios boot.
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