[OpenBIOS] What OpenBIOS should contain
jfunk at roadrunner.nf.net
Sat Jul 24 23:43:58 CEST 1999
Edward Brotsman Dreger wrote:
> Store the NIC driver on a specially-formatted floppy. The floppy would
> call a BIOS routine to register NIC driver of size XXXX at address XXXX,
> and the BIOS would take over.
Unfortunately, this would defeat the purpose of a diskless workstation.
This is why a Linux style BIOS configuration is advantageous. You pick
your NIC and recompile.
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