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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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