ron minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Aug 12 09:19:00 CEST 2003

On Tue, 12 Aug 2003, Niki Waibel wrote:

> currently (afaik) noone has tried to get linuxbios
> working like this. (if i am wrong then pls tell me!)
> the plan is to have linuxbios, the kernel and a small
> rootfs in this m-systems chip (MD-2802-D08-V3 = 8MByte -- can boot
> linuxbios on DIP motherboards, MD-2202-D128-V3 = 128MB --
> but i've heard on this list that it is not possible to
> boot linuxbios with this chip... we'll see ;-) ).
> the chip will sit on the DIP2PLCC converter.
> the converter sits on the BIOS Savior in its first stage
> (to program the msystems chip easyly). and the BIOS Savior
> is plugged into the mainboard instead of the bios chip.

I am glad you are doing this. We did in fact do this 3 years ago for SC 
2000. It's a very nice way to go. Also, Andrew Ip ships DOCs formatted 
this way from cwlinux.com


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