V1 PIRQ table

ron minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Wed Jul 14 14:49:00 CEST 2004

On Wed, 14 Jul 2004, Richard Smith wrote:

> Ah.. I'm begining to understand.  The table is pre-locaed at 0xf0000 
> then.  That makes sense.  The code then is very confusing since it says 
> things like "Copying tables..." and then "Verifying..." and the function 
> called write_tables().  So I just assumed it was stuck in ROM at any old 
> location and moved to the correct position.

yes, that code is very annoying. 

> What address is the PIRQ table supposed to show up at?

I know for sure Linux looks for the $PIR signature in the F segment, and 
one or two other places.


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