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Re: Video, real and protected mode.
Ok, but maybe detecting the video is something linux should do
every time it boots up and maybe someone more in tune with
kernel hacking could suggest it to the Kernel people. -Jeff
Kevin Forge wrote:
> Jeffrey wrote:
> > Ok, I'm far from a kernel hacker but it looks like
> > Linux is in real mode before it's in protected mode
> > and reads the video bios before going into
> > protected mode. So can we get what we need off the
> > video card at this point?
What I do know is that
> the effect would be the same as booting DOS doing the detection
> and then booting Linux.
> : "Through the firewall, out the router, down the T1, across the
> : backbone, bounced from satellite, Nothing but net."