[LinuxBIOS] GA-6BXC support
tyson at irobot.com
Thu Jul 13 22:52:47 CEST 2006
Uwe Hermann wrote:
> I have access to an old GA-6BXC motherboard
> which I'll probably use for my first steps with LinuxBIOS.
> I see that FreeBIOSv1 had support for this motherboard, but not v2. Is
> there some technical reason for this?
The looser that did that work dropped off the planet and hasn't been
heard from for quite some time. ;-)
> I'll probably try v1 first,
Be careful. The ram init is hard coded to support only 2 ram
configurations. I don't recall what other limitations may exist. That
is some VERY old work from a much earlier time in LinuxBios history.
> I'd like to move to v2 sooner or later. Should I get another motherboard
> or can I try to port the code to v2? How much effort does that require,
You might be better off with v2 but using some of the v1 code as a
Tyson D Sawyer iRobot Corporation
Lead Systems Engineer Government & Industrial Robotics
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