[LinuxBIOS] WORK! :) Power button question
hidi at e-tiger.net
Sun Apr 30 14:43:37 CEST 2006
I'll answer the questions:
1. Compiled LinuxBIOS for
2 Opteron processors
Integrated Sata Silicon images
This was the first time I've worked with
LinuxBIOS so I have to get more knowledge about the
whole code before to be able to develope it. :)
I've dumped the VGA BIOS ROM what seems to be
32kbytes based at 0xc0000 (follows the BIOS of
the two Promise SATA cards), so I've mentioned
before somewhy it DIDN'T work!! It DIDN't initialized
the VGA however the linuxbios wrote that message what
you said it means everything is OK, but it wasn't!
After all, I got to be crazy about this, I extracted
it from the AMI BIOS ROM the extracted ROM was 36kbytes!!
I don't know where was the lost 4kbytes:) After all, with
this new ROM Video works fine! The message is till the same.
(I've moved the VIDEO ROM after the payload of the failback
BIOS because it got crazy if somebody messes up the normal
-Some minor modifications in the board config...
2. SVN Snapshoot on 28th of April
3. Yes, I do now :))
So I like linuxbios :) It should be fine if almost the all
functions would work just like with the original AMI BIOS,
so I'm not familiar with ACPI, but as I deal with electronics
too it's not a hopeless thing to me to answer this:)
The first but minor question is that how can we make the
power button to work:) The other is what are the requirements
of PowerNow! to work?
Sunday, April 30, 2006, 5:49:33 AM, you wrote:
> Hidasi Jozsef wrote:
>> IT WORKS! Thanks for you all! :) Just another low priority question:
>> is there any way to read the status of the power button? I mean it
>> somebody pushed it?
> we'll only answer that question if you send us a HOWTO and writeup on
> 1. what you did
> 2. what SVN version
> 3. do you have graphics.
Hidasi mailto:hidi at e-tiger.net
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