Debugging the linuxBIOS code

Eric W. Biederman ebiederman at
Wed Apr 23 23:08:01 CEST 2003

dkotian3 at writes:

> Hi,
>     Is there a recommended way of debugging LinuxBIOS code.
>     I burnt my FLASHROM with LinuxBIOS, nothing came 
>     up at all. Not a single message came at the serial Output.
>     I knew that my North bridge code has issues, but still 
>     something should have come. I guess..
>     I had connected the serial out of my PC to another PC
>     and I am using an Windows HyperTerminal to view
>     the messages. 
>     Should it not show something at all even if north bridge code
>     is broken.
>     Could anyone give their views on this one..

If there is not a easy solution review the code generated
and see if it is initializing your serial port correctly.

It is the insane way but on known good hardware it tends to work

Oh, and check your baud rate settings..


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