[LinuxBIOS] Support for recent chipset and powerful desktop CPU

Ed Swierk eswierk at arastra.com
Thu Nov 30 01:55:54 CET 2006

On 11/29/06, Lu, Yinghai <yinghai.lu at amd.com> wrote:
> Too late.

Translation: LinuxBIOS cannot access the serial port on a PCI card
until late in the boot process, after initializing and scanning the
PCI bus. Only a serial port integrated into the mainboard chipset can
be initialized early enough to be useful for debugging.


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