[RFC] xserver: use LRMI for real-mode calls (v2)

Dave Airlie airlied at redhat.com
Sat Nov 28 13:35:40 PST 2009

On Sat, 2009-11-28 at 12:53 -0800, Keith Packard wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Nov 2009 21:54:26 +0200, Tiago Vignatti <tiago.vignatti at nokia.com> wrote:
> >   On the other hand, we could simply forget forever vm86 backend, given
> >   x86emu encompass it - ajax has hard arguments to simply remove vm86
> >   either.
> How close is x86emu to actually dealing with modern video BIOSes? We
> used to have all kinds of trouble with BIOSes using instructions beyond
> the basic 8086 stuff; does x86emu deal with these now?

Well we have to use x86emu on 64-bit so we really should hit the
problems so they get fixed instead of mysterious 64-bit doesn't work.


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