Re: [RFT] x86 acpi: normalize segment descriptor register on resume

From: Andrew Lutomirski
Date: Wed Jul 16 2008 - 10:14:13 EST

Sorry for the delay in testing. This appears to work and fix the problem.


On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 12:18 AM, H. Peter Anvin <hpa@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> The most likely explanation for this is that the VESA BIOS expects to be
>> entered in Big Real Mode (*.limit = 0xffffffff) instead of ordinary Real
>> Mode. Here is a completely untested patch which changes the segment
>> descriptors to Big Real Mode instead. It would be worth testing out.
> ... and here is one that actually has a prayer of actually working.
> -hpa
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