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Re: boot(8) for bebox

On 03-Apr-2008 KIYOHARA Takashi wrote:
> boot build with -DCONS_BE, video_{init,put} builded in video.c.  It
> supports a another frame buffer from vga_{init,put} in vga.c.  It has
> been described to sys/arch/bebox/stand/README. 

In essence, all you need are two bootloaders:

boot:  This one should utilize the video display, and if there is no keyboard
attached, fall back to serial.

boot_com:  Serial only.  (to force serial port regardless of keyboard)

How you get the video to work isn't very important, only that it does.  You
don't need another bootloader with some other method of making the video work. 
If you have multiple ways to make the video work, make boot try to guess the
right one and use it.

Tim Rightnour <root%garbled.net@localhost>
NetBSD: Free multi-architecture OS http://www.netbsd.org/
Genecys: Open Source 3D MMORPG: http://www.genecys.org/

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