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Hardware Overview

LinuxBIOS Overview

Serial output and the Super I/O

The Super I/O is a chip found on most of today's mainboards which is — among other things — responsible for the serial ports of the mainboard (e.g. COM1, COM2). This chip usually the first thing you'll want to support, as it's required to get serial debugging output from the mainboard (via a null-modem cable and the proper software, e.g. minicom).


RAM init




IRQ Table

Creating a new Target

Miscellaneous Tips