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SubjectRe: For comment: draft BIOS use document for the kernel
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> lilo
> grub
> syslinux
> XFree86 (using virtual-8088 to run a video BIOS for a second card?)

Also for monitor identification

> dosemu?
> loadlin?

loadlin does. Dosemu can. It depends how it is configured

The Red Hat installer uses LRMI to do monitor identification by BIOS calls
too. I've not tried to document these users.

> the boot block that reads ext2 (in 1 kB -- damn what a hack)

The Linux8086 minixfs booter is an even better hack - its in C.



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