: Probably some heuristic. When you add up all RAM reported by the BIOS you
: get less than is really installed. Except on a Tyne which reports 256MB
: to much ...
Hmmm, if the BIOS is gone when the kernel is started, how do I get
that information out of the BIOS? Don't I need that to find out where
the tags start? I notice the PICA and Jazz based machines check a
register that the R4400PC doesn't seem to have :-(.
: > Yes, but how will that help you? Or does the BIOS load it to some
: > random address, but pic code will render what that address is a moot
: > point. That would be very very very useful in doing the install tools
: > :-)
: The "Portable bootloader standard" contains some gossip about relocation.
: Maybe they're talking about PIC. Too much to ignore it and not enough to
: use it ...
Oh good. Sure wish that standard wasn't (C) Microsoft. I'd want a