vgabios use howto.

ron minnich rminnich at
Mon Jan 12 15:10:00 CET 2004

On Mon, 12 Jan 2004, Richard Smith wrote:

> I (and my customer) want to see the screen light up at boot so I guess I 
> need the direct vgabios support.  

well, maybe. I am also working to move the emulator to become a linuxbios 
component. For many reasons, this is much safer than just running the BIOS 

But you do what that screen on boot so we will start pushing that harder. 

I could use your help on this, since we do get some problems with some 

>Will it be of use to boot
> the board up headless and run the emulator to see what happens?

That would be the right way to start. 

I think in the long term the emulator is the way to go, and possibly in 
the short term too.


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