[PARPORT] Re: linux, parport & EPP BIOS calls

Alan Cox (alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk)
Sat, 17 Oct 1998 00:49:51 +0100 (BST)

> campbell@torque.net said:
> > Does anyone have an idea for the "right way" for performing a call
> > ("shock, horror") to the mainboard BIOS?
> There was once a driver to use the real mode disk BIOS. It changes back to
> real mode (or was it v86 mode?) and calls the BIOS routines.
> Unfortunately, I don't think it has been touched since 1.2.13
> ISTR I found it on sunsite. Adam, was it yours?

It was indeed a Yggdrasil product. It's alive and well in Linux 8086 where
the bios calling isnt a problem

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