[LinuxBIOS] ADLO on a real machine

Myles Watson myles at pel.cs.byu.edu
Sat Sep 15 00:27:42 CEST 2007

> Myles Watson wrote:
> > With some fiddling I booted into the Windows install CD and installed
> > Windows XP on a hard drive.  It took fiddling because the BIOS is so old
> > that it doesn't conform to the ATA-3 specifications.
> >
> > I haven't been able to boot using a hard drive from ADLO yet because it
> > doesn't recognize my hard drives (same age related problems of the Bochs
> > BIOS.)
> >
> > I've looked at porting the FILO drivers into the Bochs BIOS, but it
> doesn't
> > appear trivial.
> Hmm. First off, this is pretty cool. Which version of Windows? :-)

Windows XP

> Does your hard disk controller have an option rom? P-ATA? S-ATA? SCSI?

I don't think so.  I'm using the onboard P-ATA controller on a Tyan s2892.

> Have you been able to use FILO?

I'm using FILO to load ADLO.  Is that what you meant?


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