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Re: vga initialization

To: James Simmons <jsimmons@transvirtual.com>
Subject: Re: vga initialization
From: Jim Paris <jim@jtan.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 18:39:28 -0400
Cc: Zhang Fuxin <fxzhang@ict.ac.cn>, "linux-mips@oss.sgi.com" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10204241520210.19194-100000@www.transvirtual.com>; from jsimmons@transvirtual.com on Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 03:22:20PM -0700
References: <200204240111.g3O1BowJ006668@oss.sgi.com> <Pine.LNX.4.10.10204241520210.19194-100000@www.transvirtual.com>
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> Yipes!!! It has been discussed before and no x86 emulator will go into the
> kernel. Now what I really love to ses is a way to trace threw the bios
> code so we can write video drivers that don't need the BIOS to work. 

If you mean "trace through" as in automatically, well, that's an x86
emulator. :) If you mean manually, there's a problem, because every
card is going to be entirely different.

-jim

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