[LinuxBIOS] GX eval board

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Mar 21 18:57:02 CET 2006

Richard Smith wrote:

> I also don't fully yet grok the inner workings of the VSA.  All you
> who are in this deeper perhaps can comment.  Is there any hardware
> reason that the VSA _has_ to be in 16-bit mode?  I know orginally it
> had to be 16-bit for the BIOS callbacks, but we don't require all that
> legacy stuff.

not that I know of.

> Can we port the necessary parts over to protected mode?

  I want to have as little as possible in bios. NO reason not to put 
lots of stuff directly in linux.


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