[SeaBIOS] [RFC] [PATCH 1/2] Implement support for transitioning from 16 bit to 32 bit

Stefan Berger stefanb at us.ibm.com
Tue Nov 23 14:37:00 CET 2010

"Kevin O'Connor" <kevin at koconnor.net> wrote on 11/23/2010 08:26:32 AM:

> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 06:31:41AM -0500, Stefan Berger wrote:
> > Yes, this block is duplicated, but the code around it is different 
> > what exists.
> > 
> > Would you want the same type of transparency in the code, i.e., using 
> > function tables and
> > the tricks with the #defines? Either way is fine, but it gives me 
> > direction on how to proceed.
> I think you should just use call32() and not do anything special.  I
> don't see why you need a function table or any defines.
> BTW, do you really need to be in 32bit mode, or can this just be done
> in 16bit mode?

I'll need to at least use big real mode since the device addresses are at
0xfed40000 and will need to write data into ACPI tables.

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