[LinuxBIOS] Comes up but cant see CMOS prompt or options

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Thu Jul 27 00:24:33 CEST 2006

Dan Mezynski wrote:
> I was able to setup config to include VGA bios and it seems to work but 
> it happens late in the flow, so a lot of printk messaages are not seen, 
> they only become visable after calling dev_initialize(). 

hm. what platform is this?

> 2 questions:
> * How can I get it so early printk messages come up?
> * Shouldnt there be an option to hit f-10 or some other key to get into 

no. What we're doing on OLPC (and OLPC is the cutting edge) is you can 
get into an ASH prompt if you want, and use normal UNIX tools for that 
kind of thing.


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