[LinuxBIOS] New Target for LinuxBios MB1030 / 3036

Christian Sühs chris at suehsi.de
Sat Apr 22 18:10:47 CEST 2006

> You need to comment out the in/out printfs.  in vgabios edit the file
> helper_exec.c starting at line 131 comment out all the printf's for
> the in and out statements.   That will quiet down the noise level
> quite a bit.  When you run it on the target system you may need to
> always re-direct the output to a file.  I've found that the slowdown
> associated with the printf to the console (which has to go out the
> serial port) may cause some trouble with timing.

Well, but there is a big problem for me.
The VFS mounted the filesystem readonly.
I'm not sure why, but the system is not initialize properly.

I will try to fix that.

> If vgabios succeeds then you should see some sort of bios sign on
> message on your screen.  Since there was no vga available when Linux
> booted there won't be a console.  You might be able to load a
> framebuffer _module_ at that time.  But the best dianostic is to try
> and load the X server.  The X log file has lots of good info in it for
> debugging.  Note that you don't need the whole X setup just the server
> for your chip.

Ok later more ;)
> --
> Richard A. Smith

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