[LinuxBIOS] Disassembly?

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Nov 30 18:26:38 CET 2006

> Although I haven't seen discussion of disassembling factory BIOS, I
> would think this has been discussed; why is this not routine, or
> effective, for these unruly Intel chipsets which can't get DRAM happy?

Of course it has been done.  It won't tell you _why_ certain
things are done, or what they actually do -- disassembling
machine code doesn't give you source code.

> Not that I would look forward to disassembling legacy BIOS, but if
> that's what it takes...

If that's what it takes I for one am not al that interested
in supporting such chipsets.


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