[OpenBIOS] Re: [fb-d] Now mounting root
Ronald G Minnich
rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue May 2 18:13:01 CEST 2000
On Tue, 2 May 2000, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> * you need to initialize the mobo serial ports. For example on a Via
> mobo, you need to set up the serial plug-n-play PCI config registers,
> otherwise the serial ports power up in a disabled state.
will turning on the plug and play support in linux be sufficient?
> * consider getting a Matrox card, and using fbdev for your console
> (CONFIG_FB). AFAIK Matrox, and maybe ATI, not need BIOS init in order
> to produce video.
I've got one. I'll try it out.
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