[OpenBIOS] Re: Status
edwin_rhodes at hotmail.com
Thu Mar 16 23:30:08 CET 2000
i know this may sound real stupid, but have you checked out Ralf Brown's
----- Original Message -----
From: Ronald G. Minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov>
To: <openbios at elvis.informatik.uni-freiburg.de>
Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2000 12:49 PM
Subject: Re: [OpenBIOS] Re: Status
> On Thu, 16 Mar 2000, Edwin Rhodes wrote:
> > What is the current status with openbios?
> not sure. I can tell you the status of linuxbios.
> > Have you got all that VGA stuff sorted out?
> no. Haven't had time.
> > Is linux bootable yet?
> well, depends on what you mean. Yes, I'm booting it fine. BUT: interrupts
> from the timer are not happening, and that is crucial to further
> progress. I need to know the magic to get the APIC and timer ints to go.
> (oh yeah I just got back from 10 days away, so things slowed down)
> > what can i do to help? --- i dont quite know enough assembler / C to add
> > support for my own motherboard yet :)
> Figure out how to get ints turned on. This is the current big problem.
> > -- will openbios work with an AMD K5 or K6 CPU?
> It should work just fine.
> Other status is that SiS is now an active supporter, they have sent me
> bios source and have offered hardware and support. Their specific interest
> is linuxbios.
> > sorry for so many questions.
> I am grateful for these questions and your offer of support. Don't be
> thanks very much
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