CHRP boards and VGA text mode.

Benjamin Herrenschmidt bh40 at
Fri Aug 27 23:17:48 EST 1999

On Fri, Aug 27, 1999, Gabriel Paubert <paubert at> wrote:

>- Make the kernel code loaded at 640 k physical (except for the interrupt
>vectors...). There is no way to build a kernel with less than 384k of
>code (my nfsroot kernels are truly minimal). Reserve the first 16 kB or so 
>for interrupt handlers/whatever, then 624k of normal memory followed by
>the kernel and then higher memory. I would actually prefer this solution,
>but feel free to suggest any other...

Side note: having the ability to locate the kernel at a different address
than the exception vectors would help the NuBus port.

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