Serenade BIOS

Tony Cheng tony_cheng at
Wed Jul 14 19:44:01 CEST 2004

After I comment out the "init_pc_keyboard" from superio.c, Serenade
LinuxBIOS boots muck better.

For the keyboard support, the AMI BIOS which come with the Serenade board
works OK, do you have any comment on this?



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Li-Ta Lo" <ollie at>
To: "Tony Cheng" <tony_cheng at>
Cc: "ron minnich" <rminnich at>; "LinuxBIOS"
<linuxbios at>
Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 12:29 PM
Subject: Re: Serenade BIOS

> On Wed, 2004-07-14 at 13:17, Tony Cheng wrote:
> >
> > Hi Ollie,
> > I finally got the AMD Seranade board and tried the Serenade Linux
> > BIOS.
> >
> > But I've got the serial port message like following and doesn't have
> > any VGA output. (Seranade board come with a ATI Rage VGA card), I
> > suppose the current Serenade LinuxBIOS doesn't have the VGA
> > support? The serial output has a lot of "POST: 0x00" message output at
> > at beginning and ending make me think I probably missed something.
> The serenade port does not support VGA yet.
> It is "normal" to have those post 0x00. The keyboard controller on that
> board is serously fucked up.  LinuxBIOS is trying to init the keyboard
> when printing these 0x00. Please grep something like "init_keyboard" and
> remove it.
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