serial debug patch for ADLO
Gregg C Levine
hansolofalcon at worldnet.att.net
Sat Apr 19 11:28:01 CEST 2003
Hello from Gregg C Levine
So I gathered from his earlier posts on this subject, and about that
board specifically. But Adam, isn't ADLO board agnostic? By that I
mean, that it does not need to know what motherboard it is being used
on, unlike basic Linux BIOS. But, I am indeed watching this with
Gregg C Levine hansolofalcon at worldnet.att.net
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: linuxbios-admin at clustermatic.org [mailto:linuxbios-
> admin at clustermatic.org] On Behalf Of Adam Sulmicki
> Sent: Saturday, April 19, 2003 11:32 AM
> To: hcyun at etri.re.kr
> Cc: linuxbios at clustermatic.org
> Subject: Re: serial debug patch for ADLO
> to clarify. He's been working on getting ADLO running on EPIA-M.
> He's been pretty succesfull so far.
> Using serial console he's got both lilo and linux to boot using
> that you can use them pretty much "out of box" as long as you don't
> video. However from what I heard you can get video once boot is done
> you run some video program (TinyX Xvesa here).
> As far as video goes, on cold-reboot he's getting :
> Then, screen is blinkering with various color, but I can't see
> As far as video goes, on warm-reboot (after booting with original PC
> he's getting :
> If I first booted from original bios and reset with linuxbios
> adlo, I can see text messages of original bios remained.
> ideas on how to attack the issue?
> Overall I would say that anyone who want to try get ADLO to work
> start with serial console and leave VIDEO to the end given
> debugging binary-only module.
> Another good idea is to try warm-boot from PC BIOS into ADLO at
> of development/work on ADLO. It leaves you with somewhat functioning
> video-bios (or fully-functioning as it was for me).
> On Sun, 20 Apr 2003 hcyun at etri.re.kr wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I made a patch which make all bochs debug message can be seen from
> > terminal.
> > I think it might be useful if you want to apply ADLO to your own
> > you can apply this patch againt util/ADLO/bochs/bios/rombios.c by
> > # patch -p0 < rombios-serial.patch
> > Regards,
> Adam Sulmicki
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