Porting Linuxbios to Via P4m266A

Adam Sulmicki adam at cfar.umd.edu
Wed Feb 23 07:34:00 CET 2005

>> Argh!!. That would take forever if at all.Isnt there another way?
>> Like simulator or gdb or reading up stuff from the kernel since that
>> already works with the motherboard.
> As a first step, yes. But you want dynamic detection of dram and other
> things. By looking at a picture you can't see which line was painted
> first and why.

well if you are determined and/or have funding there might be two other 

1) I recall Ron describing rom-as-ram trick to get the emu86 running and 
get the memory setting this way. Slow as molasses I'm told.

2) get a pci debugger card. around $5k i think. can watch the pci traffic 
on it to see what it writes as ram config. It does not always work but 
when works it is pretty good.

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