[LinuxBIOS] Code flow of LinuxBIOS

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Fri Jul 21 18:07:10 CEST 2006

Anil B G wrote:
> Hi,
>  I was just trying to understand the code flow of LinuxBIOS on x86 
> architecture.
> I understood that on a power on (cold boot), there is a wait for power good.
> Later there is a transition from real mode to protected mode (32 bit).
> The file that makes the transition is entry32.inc of src/cpu/x86/32bit 
> directory.
> After this point I was not able to make able to make much progress as to 
> which part of the code is executed.
> Any help in this regard will be helpful.
> I did check through the available documentation in documentation 
> directory of the source tree, but
> would appreciate if there are any pointers at the code level.
> Regards
> Anil
build a target and cd into the directory and type 'make documentation'. 
not perfect but it can help.


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