Thomas Leidenfrost leidenfrost at
Tue Jul 20 05:59:00 CEST 2004

okay, I've got a nullmodem-cable here, but how can I see if there is any 

my graphics-controller is integrated in the Cx5530A-chipset. I think it 
should be supported, or am I wrong?

Thx, Tom

Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> * Thomas Leidenfrost <leidenfrost at> [040720 11:57]:
>>Filling the Linuxbios.rom to 256 kB with zeros (dd if=/dev/zero bs=1k 
>>count=192 >> linuxbios.rom)  or with itself three more times (cat 
>>linuxbios.rom linuxbios.rom linuxbios.rom linuxbios.rom > bios256.rom) 
>>doesn't work, the monitor displays nothing (is framebuffer neccessary 
>>for that?!). So, how to make the generated linuxbios.rom will be 256 kB?
> Please try connecting a serial nullmodem cable and see if you get any
> output there. What graphics card does the system have? LinuxBIOS is
> unlikely to initialize your video correctly, except on a very small
> number of boards with onboard graphics (or with testbios)
> linuxbios.rom is only the linuxbios image without the payload it seems.
> I have in mind that V1 was not as solid with payload handling as V2 is,
> but I may be wrong..
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