Supporting extension ROMs and beyond...

SONE Takeshi ts1 at
Fri Aug 8 15:20:01 CEST 2003

On Fri, Aug 08, 2003 at 08:28:34AM -0600, ron minnich wrote:
> I agree that in some sense it is "cleaner" to have VGA support in some 
> external binary blob, but it is far more convenient to have it right in 
> linuxbios itself. It works today, so I can't see strong reasons not to 
> continue using it.

Then it's convenient to have a few more INTs and generic PCI ROM
enabling routine to enable the SCSI adapter. That code would be
simple and small anyway.
Then, at this point, why not adding a simple code to load IPL and
jumping it in real mode? It's smaller than a printk.

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