[OLPC-devel] 2316 revisions
Ronald G Minnich
rminnich at lanl.gov
Fri Jun 16 19:21:16 EDT 2006
Richard Smith wrote:
>> There is no video BIOS. The current plan (and the way it is working
>> right now) is that the SoftVG VSM does only what setup is needed to
>> allow the FB driver to load. No VESA, no VGA, no VGA BIOS.
> So how is linuxbios going to output anything to the screen?
> If the payload for linuxbios is not Linux then there is some
> bootloader interaction that will happen there (FILO??) but I guess its
> still lights out during that period?
I think so. Payload MUST be linux. Them's the rules.
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