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    SubjectRe: MILO vs BIOS on Linux/Intel.
    On 14 Feb 1998, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

    > Followup to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.980213194806.18056B-100000@jennifer-unix.dyn.ml.org>
    > By author: James Mastros <root@jennifer-unix.dyn.ml.org>
    > In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
    > >
    > > Odd... I've never seen a multi-lingual BIOS, nor one that (recognizably) ran
    > > (the setup) in graphics mode. Perhaps this is more common in Europe?
    > >
    >
    > PS/1's did; also, some AMI BIOSes run the setup in pseudo-graphic mode
    > (still text mode, but using a programmed font to make it appear
    > graphical.)
    >
    > I'd rather wish they didn't; my experience has been that those BIOSes
    > just make things a lot more painful.
    >
    That and make it look easy :/

    Besides slowing me down those blasted thing make people think it's safe
    to play with the settings.

    Anyone want to fool with the refreash timings?

    Gerhard Mack<gmack@imag.net>
    --

    As a computer I find your faith in technology amusing.


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