LinuxBIOS & binutils evilness
jeff at planetfall.com
Thu Aug 14 13:59:00 CEST 2003
Is there something wrong with the near jump approach?
I will attempt to pull freebios2 from cvs. Sourceforge CVS seems not
to work most of the time I try to use it. It would be nice to have CVS
hosted somewhere reliable, maybe BerliOS.
Is freebios2 booting yet on any platforms?
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 12:11:37PM -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> The code in the freebios2:src/cpu/i386/reset16.inc should avoid this
> problem, but oit does not generate a far jump only a near jump.
> The problem binutils does not do a good job of supporting 16bit
> offsets. If you would like to pull the code back and generate a patch
> for the freebios1 tree it would be appreciated.
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