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by Awbios
Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:12 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: How insert 3 ISA option ROM to Award bios?
Replies: 6
Views: 2360

Re: How insert 3 ISA option ROM to Award bios?

Bios is from Abit BF6. 3 ISA ROM's in the bios added like: first ROM -> /isa second ROM -> /isa d800:0 third ROM -> /isa df80:0 6. ISA ROM[1] 01000h(4.00K)00A4Bh(2.57K)sgabios.bin 7. ISA ROM[A] 07400h(29.00K)072F2h(28.74K)plopfisa.rom 8. ISA ROM[B] 00800h(2.00K)0031Ch(0.78K)isa32os.bin
by Awbios
Sun Jan 26, 2014 2:06 am
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: How insert 3 ISA option ROM to Award bios?
Replies: 6
Views: 2360

Re: How insert 3 ISA option ROM to Award bios?

Do you still have enough free space in your bios? Did you check? Yes, of course bios have free space. CBROM add module OK but third ROM is not mapped to RAM. If add ISA e.g. like this: cbrom bios.bin /isa third.bin d900:0 after PC boot in DEBUG.EXE (MS-DOS) check memory and no code 55AA.... only FF...
by Awbios
Sat Jan 25, 2014 3:58 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: How insert 3 ISA option ROM to Award bios?
Replies: 6
Views: 2360

How insert 3 ISA option ROM to Award bios?

Hi. I have Award bios with gPXE PCI option ROM. ROM's memory mapped: VGA ROM (40K) 'A000h' in C0000 PCI ROM (42K) 'A800h' in CC000 (C0000+A000+2000 -> VGA location+VGA size+8K) Next I added 2 ISA option ROM like this: cbrom bios.bin /isa first.bin (4K) '1000h' (auto map to D7000) cbrom bios.bin /isa...
by Awbios
Wed Jan 22, 2014 9:58 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Is it possible to change the size of the BIOS?
Replies: 2
Views: 2204

Re: Is it possible to change the size of the BIOS?

I think that you do not need to unpack any modules. I tried increase size 256K to 512K Award bios 6.00PG in this way: bios.bin 256K = 262144 bytes (40000h) BootBlock -> 8192 bytes (2000h) bios.bin-bootblock: 40000-2000=3E000 (253952 bytes) in HEX editor copy BootBlock 8192 bytes to new file second.b...
by Awbios
Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:39 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Award 6.00PG bioses work on Bochs 2.6.2 for Windows
Replies: 0
Views: 2522

Award 6.00PG bioses work on Bochs 2.6.2 for Windows

Hi. I spent a lot of time to test the Award BIOSes that run in the emulator Bochs 2.6.2 for Windows. I found about 10 working Award 6.00PG BIOSes, most of this list: Intel Solano i815(E) with Award BIOS v6.00 chipset based motherboards using Award BIOS IDs . To run bios you need simply replace main ...
by Awbios
Wed Jan 22, 2014 2:55 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Output to serial terminal
Replies: 4
Views: 2472

Re: Output to serial terminal

I know that this is old topic but for now this is possible with SGABIOS :-). Look at this my topic on other forum :-)
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by Awbios
Wed Jan 22, 2014 1:49 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: PCI Option ROM in VMWARE
Replies: 3
Views: 5965

Re: PCI Option ROM in VMWARE

I tried also test maman PCI Protected mode OS in VMware. This only work on real machines e.g. Award BIOS 6.00PG, virtual machines MS VPC 2007 and also Qemu with seabios :-). I make ISA option ROM code from maman PCI code. Read this topic on flatassembler forum. http://board.flatassembler.net/files/q...
by Awbios
Tue Jan 21, 2014 10:45 am
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: My guide to award BIOS reverse engineering
Replies: 25
Views: 20427

Re: My guide to award BIOS reverse engineering

To use Award bios in Bochs emulator need simply change default bios file in Memory settings or change file name e.g. 616AFA03.BIN to BIOS-bochs-latest. http://savepic.net/4355883m.png P.S. I found other working bios'es Award. Some bioses simply not work, other boot only Award BootBlock. I start test...
by Awbios
Mon Jan 20, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: My guide to award BIOS reverse engineering
Replies: 25
Views: 20427

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Hi maman. 1.) In your Guide to Award BIOS reverse engineering , you mention that you are not really sure what the ROSUPD.bin mofule is: "ROSUPD.bin, seems to be custom Logo display procedure" Could it be that the module + is a "container file" (like an uncompressed zip/rar/... archive)? + contains ...