K8 northbridge f1 behaviour.

ron minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Thu Jan 8 17:03:01 CET 2004

On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Stefan Reinauer wrote:

> Do these registers maybe want an LDTSTOP_L or a reset asserted to become
> significant? 

ouch. maybe.

> Are you sure your other operations do access the VGA ports at all and
> don't operate on the graphics device directly?

These are operations that access 0x3cc and other legacy vga stuff, and 
they're not getting to vga ...

> I got an S2880 up with VGA by using the ATI biosless patch for 2.4.x
> done by some SGI guy. That is not really flexible, but it helped me to
> see light for the first time in LinuxBIOS

The right solution. We're doing the wrong solution (running the VGA bios) 
because VGA people won't let us do the right solution.


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