Another way of using ADLO

ron minnich rminnich at
Tue Apr 29 11:38:01 CEST 2003

On Tue, 29 Apr 2003, bendany wrote:

> That you means the Xserver can run without vgabios? or we can modify the
> Xserver, to make it support LinuxBIOS?  I am not clear with this. may be
> you can explain more.

it means you need to fix the x86 emulation in x11, as it has errors. 
Linuxbios emulator fixed the errors.

> I have an idea. that is , since we don't have time or documents to write
> the vga driver. we can make LinuxBIOS to support the origianl vgabios.
> Just like ADLO, but somewhat simplify just only init the vgabios. and
> then jump into protect mode again. because the vgabios is distributed
> with mb. we can get it legally.

Already done. 


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