I met the situation you described before.
x86emu0.6 will give such result on many cards.
I believe it's because their bioses access vga
memory between address [0xa0000-0xc0000],while
in x86emu0.6, the mem_read/mem_write doesn't
distinguish they from bios code section.
I guess that your code:
1. copy bios code to PHYSICAL MEMORY 0xc0000
2. emulation code,and redirect accesses to
[0xa0000-0xfffff] to PHYSICAL memory 0xa0000-0xfffff
3. code ok,vga memory access failed. Because pci addr
!=physical addr in your platform
x86emu-0.8 solve this.
Another caution please,the original code may define
#define char u8
and your compiler might treat 'char' as unsigned!At
least my sde-gcc from algor seems to do this.it will
lead to failure of 'JB' emulation.
======= 2002-04-25 03:14:00 您在来信中写道：=======
>thanks for replying. this card PT80 seems a SPECIAL
>one. perhaps i am the only user for it on non-x86
>> 1. what you do
>i borrowed an old MIPS board from my company. from
>home i'm learning MIPS as well as linux.
>> 2. output (dmesg,or captured from your serial
>i've NOT used your particular code. somebody gave me a
>PMON code which has SciTech's bios emulation code.
>i've integrated this code as part of bootloader. i
>dont see any dmesg or something.
>> 3. your platform,esp. whether it has pc legacy
>> hardware support.
>the board has a custom PCI bridge with 2 PCI slots.
>the PCI slots are 3.3v. i'm trying to port linux 2.4.3
>on this board. so far i'm able to build kernel with
>serial console. in order to support x-windows i need
>VGA monitor. hence i purchased one AOpen's PT80 card
>which supports PCI 3.3v. i was trying to emulate the
>BIOS. since it has only x86 bios.
>in my case, the emulation as such completes. with no
>errors at any time. the monitor switches from power
>down to power on mode & also appears there AOpen's
>splash window. the one comes initially with AOpen's
>icon & some text explaining the card configuration.
>HOWEVER this whole screen is filled with colorful
>vertical lines. that's it & i'm stucked.
>since i dont have any tools like PCI bus analyzer or
>something. so i have no clue to proceed further. i
>have checked the card & also the monitor. it works
>well on a PC running both windows-me & redhat linux
>one thing i checked however is, an user command build
>on linux dumps the register access. the register
>access & the values written there or read from are
>ditto. exact match.
>could you make out anything from this?? any clues??
>many thanks & best regards,
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