Subject: Re: Problems with VIA tech EDEN ESP CPU core.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael van Elst <email@example.com>
Date: 03/26/2005 08:28:12
firstname.lastname@example.org (John Clark) writes:
>So, what are the differences in the 'from-bios-off-disk-boot-block', as
>the 2.0 boot-big.fs floppy does not
>even get me to the initial 'loading netbsd in xx sec...' message.
One difference is that the 2.0 bootloader has an option to
re-initialize the video: -o resetvideo. This is at least necessary
for my EPIA-M board. But this doesn't solve the crashes, that happen
when the bootloader calls the real-mode BIOS function to read from
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."