vgabios use howto.

ron minnich rminnich at
Mon Jan 12 16:01:01 CET 2004

On Mon, 12 Jan 2004, Richard Smith wrote:

> Yeah.  This system is going to boot from a compact flash thats 
> replaceable so if it gets hosed and won't boot then I need some sort of 
> info on the screen to indicate failue rather than haveing to have a tech 
> sent out to the site to connect up a serial console to determine the issue.

it's amazing how often this issue comes up. VGA is "special".

> Ok.  Is that in the stock freebios module or a seperate module?  Have 
> you tested it compiling against uclibc?  I guess I can compile static to 
> start with if I need to.

yes, the stock one in the freebios 1 tree.

> How much work do you see coming to add the emulator into LB?

not a lot. We'll see as we proceed. 

Your expertise would be invaluable in making sure it's working correctly, 


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