[coreboot] SeaBIOS and the Geode LX framebuffer

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Fri Oct 3 14:16:27 CEST 2008

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 03.10.2008 12:29, Stephen Crocker wrote:
>> Is there a way of getting VGA support with SeaBIOS on the AMD Geode LX
>> framebuffer?  I have successfully built and tested a BIOS image that
>> appears to boot into DOS but the lack of display means that it is of
>> little use.  Is there a VGA ROM image that I can include?
> You'd need a VGA emulation VSA and AFAIK that piece of software is not
> available as open source due to an interesting rights situation.
Alternatively you could build a VGA option rom that initializes VGA on
the Geode. The hardware dependent code is in libpayload already. It just
needs to be integrated in something like "vgabios"


It's quite a trivial task, but it needs someone to do it.


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