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SubjectRe: vm86 in kernel [was: vesafb...]

> Another issue which occurred to me was extending vesafbd to be more
> a generic "support calling real-mode BIOS/whatever functions" from kernel
> like facility. Would there be use for it elsewhere in the kernel?

Calling BIOS disk access for controllers we do not know about? Hey,
that would be ugly! (But I have seen people requesting similar things
on l-k, so maybe it would make some sense. Calling APM bios could be
safely done this way. So it probably is usefull from other places in
I'm "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
Panos Katsaloulis describing me w.r.t. patents me at

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