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SubjectRE: Booting AMD Elan520 without BIOS
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> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: Jon Burgess [mailto:Jon_Burgess@eur.3com.com]
> Enviado el: viernes 24 de noviembre de 2000 16:40
> Para: joan_bertran%DESAR@cirsa.com
> Cc: 'rminnich@lanl.gov'; 'linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org'
> Asunto: Re: Booting AMD Elan520 without BIOS
>
>
>
> I've seen this on a board with a BIOS problem. I think it is
> caused because
> the
> Kernel is in a loop waiting for a timer interrupt to occur. If the
> interrupt
> never arrives it loops forever.
>
> Jon
>
>
I think so, because I've read somewhere the kernel needs interrupts
configured, but as kernel configures i8259 I don't know what is necessary,
the IDT with interrupt service routines ?, sommething special about the chipset ?

Joan Bertran.


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