[LinuxBIOS] serial port on GRUB

Robert Millan rmh at aybabtu.com
Sat Nov 10 21:30:27 CET 2007


With this commit serial port should work on GRUB now.  Please can someone test
on real hardware and confirm ?

(note: you need to initialise it with `serial' command, then switch to it with
`terminal serial')

2007-11-10  Robert Millan  <rmh at aybabtu.com>

        * include/grub/i386/efi/machine.h: New file.
        * include/grub/i386/linuxbios/machine.h: Likewise.
        * include/grub/i386/pc/machine.h: Likewise.
        * include/grub/powerpc/ieee1275/machine.h: Likewise.
        * include/grub/sparc64/ieee1275/machine.h: Likewise.

        * term/i386/pc/serial.c: Include <grub/machine/machine.h>.
        (serial_hw_io_addr): New variable.
        (serial_hw_get_port): Obtain port address from `serial_hw_io_addr'
        instead of `(unsigned short *) 0x400'.

Robert Millan

<GPLv2> I know my rights; I want my phone call!
<DRM> What use is a phone call, if you are unable to speak?
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