[LinuxBIOS] LinuxBIOS panic room

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Fri Aug 31 23:55:04 CEST 2007


On 30.08.2007 21:59, todthgie wrote:
> for some time now i have a bootloader in my howbrew rom emulator that can 
> read / write to memory in on a byte basis and on a block basis using iHex 
> for the block ones
> i have adapted it it to run on the pc in porting LB to right now. it can 
> erase flash sectors or the whole chip.

Nice. Can you send a patch/tarball?

> im thinking about extending it with IO read/write and pci read/write for the 
> larger version ( i only have 8Kbyte atm and that is thight for romcc 
> compiled code:-( )

So you use romcc?

> i use single letters in the range G-Z for commands and ignore 0-9 and A-F 
> that way if a hex download is aborted it just ignores the rest of the input
> a nice addition would be to emit the welcome message over and over again 
> with some delay in between (so the reciever is not stressed to much) until 
> the first command

Yeah, a delay between messages in wait mode would be nice.


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