Re: Univeral Protocol Driver (using UNDI) in Linux

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 12:35:21 EST

Daniel Rodrick wrote:

Hi ... so there seem to be no technical feasibily issues, just
reliabliy / ugly design issues? So one can still go ahead and write a
Universal Protocol Driver that can work with all (PXE compatible)

For some definition of "all" = meaning "it might work on some of them."

Are there any issues related to real mode / protected mode?

Yes, a whole bunch of PXE/UNDI stacks are broken in protected mode.

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