On Tue, 17 Feb 1998, Chris Arguin wrote:
On Tue, 17 Feb 1998, Pavel Machek wrote:
Under linux, bios is not used (well, with exceptions of APM).
What about the IDE LBA mappings? I don't think that is done inside the Linux kernel, so I imagine it is handled by the BIOS. Sure, it isn't a call to Int 13, but we've got to handle that.
Also, some people (like myself, unforunitly) have a SCSI BIOS onboard. AFAIK, that SCSI BIOS is part of the regular BIOS (corrections, anyone?). If so, we will have to handle that as well to get Linux to boot.
actually, i think newer BIOSes (award, AMI) scan for certain recognizable scsi cards and loads bios routines from the card _ _ __ __ _ _ _ | / |/ /_ __/ /_____ | Nuke Skyjumper | | / / // / '_/ -_) | "Master of the Farce" | |_ /_/|_/_,_/_/_\__/ _|_ email@example.com _|
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