[SeaBIOS] [PATCH] src/Kconfig: Add note that boot interface is needed

Paul Menzel paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Mar 20 01:26:09 CET 2013

Am Mittwoch, den 20.03.2013, 01:03 +0100 schrieb Peter Stuge:
> Paul Menzel wrote:
> > Again as in the other thread this probably stems from the fact that I
> > have the (wrong(?)) assumption that BIOS interfaces are not needed for
> > GRUB or Linux.
> GRUB needs BIOS interfaces. GRUB 2 as payload might not, but GRUB 2
> on a random debian system does. It's clear that those are quite
> different, right?

Yes, I know that. phcoder in #coreboot on irc.freenode.net wrote that
even grub-pc (for BIOS) can circumvent some of these if the BIOS
interface is not detected. This is the case for the keyboard for

I do not even know what the BIOS boot interface does and how it is
utilized. I guess I should read up about that.


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