[OpenBIOS] Questions...

Jeff Garzik jgarzik at mandrakesoft.com
Mon Jan 24 10:59:43 CET 2000

"Stawnyczy, Evan" wrote:
> From what i've seen C functions require a bios to run.  Which compiler are
> you using?

No, a C compiler generates straight CPU assembly code.

BIOS only gets involved when through the runtime library.  Under MS-DOS
for example, malloc() and read() both require BIOS assistance.  Under
Linux they do not.



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