[coreboot] SeaVGABIOS with native vga init (Need testers)
kevin at koconnor.net
Thu Feb 13 17:03:47 CET 2014
On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 10:24:21AM +0100, Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko wrote:
> On 13.02.2014 01:23, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> >> Looking through the output of
> >> >
> >> > $ git grep k8t890 src/mainboard/
> >> >
> >> > the boards Asus A8V-E Deluxe, Asus A8V-E SE, Asus K8V-X, Asus M2V-MX SE
> >> > and Asus M2V should theoretically support that.
> > Okay. The SeaVGABIOS implementation is expecting a coreboot table
> > (LB_TAG_FRAMEBUFFER). So, as long as that is present it should work.
> LB_TAG_FRAMEBUFFER is present only if display is placed in graphics
> mode, otherwise EGA text mode is assumed.
> EGA text mode is much easier to make use of (including for oprom) and
> more compatible than graphics counterpart.
> Lenovo X201 init makes use of EGA text mode as well.
The SeaVGABIOS code I published is looking for a graphics framebuffer.
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