[LinuxBIOS] Epia-M compilation fails

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Fri Oct 14 17:30:51 CEST 2005

Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> * Ronald G Minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> [051013 15:39]:
>>I guess we can put the old support back if we really have to, but i'd 
>>like to avoid it. The old 'drop to x86 mode' support always worried me a 
> Using vm86 mode might be a way out of the misery. XFree86/Xorg does this on
> x86 machines. I've looked into how they did it, and it looks rather
> simple, except they're using a system call to switch to vm86 mode. 
> Stefan

I looked at that years ago as well. I would rather we just get Nicks' 
problem solved via emulation.


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