LinuxBIOS + FreeBSD = true?

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at
Tue Oct 8 20:59:00 CEST 2002

On 8 Oct 2002, Eric W Biederman wrote:

> But I believe the FreeBSD kernel uses vm86 mode and makes x86 BIOS calls
> which LinuxBIOS does not implement.  It should just be a matter of modifying
> the BSDs to not make x86 BIOS calls and instead read the LinuxBIOS table.

yup. That's the state of play. I looked at this 2 years ago and talked to
some freebsd guys but did not get back any hints of interest. A shame too.
I used to always run freebsd clusters ...


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