[OpenBIOS] devbios problems

Stefan Reinauer stepan at suse.de
Sat Dec 21 16:43:13 CET 2002

* Ronald G. Minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> [021220 16:02]:
> no, this is an i/o address. 
> I'm a bit lost; are you running this code as a user or in the kernel or 
> ...
> if as user, you have to be root, and there ought to be an iopl() call 
> somewhere in the code, else you will get SEGV.

It's kernel code, the /dev/bios driver available in OpenBIOS cvs.


The x86 isn't all that complex - it just doesn't make a lot of
sense.          -- Mike Johnson, Leader of 80x86 Design at AMD
	                          Microprocessor Report (1994)

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