[LinuxBIOS] RE : Re: VGA bios and i/o access for powerpc

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Wed Sep 6 17:23:13 CEST 2006

jean-francois simon wrote:
> Hi,
> Maybe there is a way to do without the emulation layer altogether:
> Since in our case we use PCI graphics, I can record all the PCI cycles 
> made by the VGA BIOS to the graphic card on a BIOS based system (using a 
> PCI analyser), put them into a listing, run a perl script on it and 
> include them in the firmware of the non BIOS system....an redo the 
> process whenever we need to use a different graphic which doesn't happen 
> very often 

we've had poor luck with that approach. Plus, even in graphics card of 
same model, memory programming can change quite a bit between cards. I 
am not sure this will work.


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