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by Raj
Wed Jul 31, 2002 11:02 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: CPU Diagnostic
Replies: 0
Views: 2640

CPU Diagnostic

Hi ALL, I just want to write a CPU diagnostic program. 1. What are the tests has to be implemented for minimal diagnostic? 2. Is there any chance of particular hardware part getting failed? ( Like Adder, Floating point unit, Branch Prediction Logic) 3. How to test the differnt execution units of a S...
by Raj
Tue Jul 30, 2002 8:21 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Dual Processor
Replies: 1
Views: 2661

Dual Processor

Hi all,

Does anybody know the way to access the application processor in a dual processor system? Or the way to send some particular commands/instruction to application processor?

Thanks In Advance
by Raj
Fri Jul 19, 2002 12:52 am
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Soldered BIOS chip
Replies: 15
Views: 9624

Hi, Could you explain what do you meant by " Messed-up BIOS chip "? Do you mean entire chip has gone bad or it hangs at some stage or what?? If you are not sure, just plug the PCI/ISA check-point card [displays value from port 80h] and see what value you are getting at the end. Depends the value, we...
by Raj
Mon Jul 15, 2002 9:04 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Uses of AGP??
Replies: 7
Views: 3797

HI,

Is AGP interface one-way communication or two way? I mean, whether it can be used to send/receive and receive/send data? :?:

I think, its more or less PCI. am I right? How BIOS detects AGP devices? Is it as same as PCI or ??? :roll:
by Raj
Thu Jul 11, 2002 7:26 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Uses of AGP??
Replies: 7
Views: 3797

Hi,

Thanks again for ur reply.

What are all the things should be considered to make a non-graphics agp card as per software and hardware perspective? :?:
by Raj
Thu Jul 11, 2002 6:43 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Uses of AGP??
Replies: 7
Views: 3797

Hi all, Thank you for your reply. www.agpforum.org/downloads/richards.pdf Get this .pdf file and just look at page number 5. This pdf file is from Microsoft. They specifies something about AGP's other functions on that page. What my doubt is, why don't we develop someother card [like agp card] which...
by Raj
Wed Jul 10, 2002 8:48 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Uses of AGP??
Replies: 7
Views: 3797

Uses of AGP??

HI, As we know, AGP is faster than PCI bus. I'm just wondering whether AGP can be used to someother purpuse [apart from display] like PCI devices? :?: If so, please let me know what are all the things can be done and what are all the things should be considered to do that. Thanks In Advance. -Raj.