[LinuxBIOS] Geode GX1 system IRQ handling
Ronald G Minnich
rminnich at lanl.gov
Wed Aug 16 00:26:53 CEST 2006
Jonathan Sturges wrote:
> Richard Smith wrote:
>>> > Unless its compressed.
>>> You mean, run getpir against the WinCE BIOS image? Please clarify what
>>> you're saying.
>>> I still can't use the WinCE BIOS to boot other OSes, so unless I'm
>>> misunderstanding you, I don't think that'll work.
>> Exactly. The $PIR was just a table. Ron's guessing that if they used
>> PIR then its probably just the table hanging out in the ROM in which
>> getpir will find it.
>> you can also hd (or other hexeditor) the image file and look for
>> occurances of $PIR. There may be more than one so you have to go
>> further to verify its a PIR table.
> No $PIR in the image. What's my best "Plan B"? Options that I'm aware
> of include:
> 1) Find a way to enumerate IRQ assignments while booted into WinCE 3.0.
> 2) Guess. :-) Right now, the only devices I need that are lacking IRQ
> assignments are the USB controller and the NIC.
you should be able to look at irq assignments in wince.
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