Another way of using ADLO
bendany at mistdl.com
Wed Apr 30 02:01:01 CEST 2003
----- Original Message -----
From: "ollie lho" <ollie at sis.com.tw>
To: "Ronald G Minnich" <rminnich at lanl.gov>
Cc: "bendany" <bendany at mistdl.com>; "LinuxBIOS Mailing List"
<linuxbios at clustermatic.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 30, 2003 9:50 AM
Subject: Re: Another way of using ADLO
> On Tue, 2003-04-29 at 21:49, ron minnich wrote:
> > On Thu, 1 May 2003, bendany wrote:
> > > I am trying to use the VGA with LinuxBIOS. since I am trying to use
> > > Xwindows. if you want to start the Xserver, you must have the vgabios.
> > > think when the Xserver startup, it will probe the videocard. but since
> > > the LinuxBIOS does not have the videobios. so the Xserver crash.
> > no, the problem is that the Xserver emulation of an 8086 has bugs, and
> > it crashes. There are some real problems with the X11 VGA support.
> Well, for some version of Xserver for SiS chipsets, it requires register
> table embedded in VGABIOS image. So you need the image in the C segment
Today I try the K7SEM mb. And doesn't work with the Correct VGA display.
But the Xserver works. maybe other mbs can do this.
> ollie lho <ollie at sis.com.tw>
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