[LinuxBIOS] New version of ROM posting app

Li-Ta Lo ollie at lanl.gov
Sun Mar 27 08:15:08 CEST 2005

On Sat, 2005-03-26 at 14:36 -0500, Jon Smirl wrote:
> Currently they don't use Ben's VGA arbiter which isn't ready yet. When
> finished these app will automatically be triggered on driver load as
> part of the hotplug process.
> The source to vm86 is from the linux BIOS project where is has been
> worked on to make it substantially smaller. I like to keep everyone on
> the same source code base if possible.
> Once we get these cleaned up and working I'm hoping to get them added
> to the klibc project. Once in klibc, klibc is schedule to go into the
> kernel sooner or later.
> They are both partially working but fail part way through the posting
> process. I've been playing with them a couple of days and I can't
> figure out why they are failing. They are both failing for different
> reasons. Can anyone help?

Which version of x86emu are you using? The larger one from XF86 or the 
reduced version from Paulo?

I didn't follow the discussion on LKML about integrating the emulator,
what was the conclusion. Got O.K. from Linus?

Li-Ta Lo <ollie at lanl.gov>
Los Alamos National Lab

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