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If your LinuxBIOS machine is working properly, you will see it count up from 0xd0 to 0xd9 (while it is gunzipping the kernel) and then display 0x98 (Linux idle loop). There are POST cards with ISA bus, PCI bus, USB und parallel port connectors (the latter for laptops).
If your LinuxBIOS machine is working properly, you will see it count up from 0xd0 to 0xd9 (while it is gunzipping the kernel) and then display 0x98 (Linux idle loop). There are POST cards with ISA bus, PCI bus, USB und parallel port connectors (the latter for laptops).
Often they carry status LEDs for ISA/PCI signals such as: IRDY, BIOS-access, FRAME, OSC, PCI-CLK, RESET, 12V, -12V, 5V, -5V, 3.3V. Some cards where known to not function because the mainboard switches off the CLK on it's slot after non-standard registration.


PCI POST cards can be found in various places.  
PCI POST cards can be found in various places.  
[http://www.linuxbios.org/index.php/FAQ#Developer POST Cards]
[http://www.linuxbios.org/index.php/FAQ#Developer POST Cards]


==== Compact Flash IDE adaptor ====
==== Compact Flash IDE adaptor ====

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