Free BIOS (was Resources for DOS
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Fri Dec 16 23:38:58 CST 2005
Chuck Guzis wrote:
>On 12/16/2005 at 7:26 PM Scott Stevens wrote:
>>Is the Phoenix BIOS source code published anywhere, or was the
>>greatly heralded 'Phoenix reverse engineers the BIOS and frees us
>>from IBM' move really a 'closing of the source?'
>I don't know that Phoenix has ever published their BIOS sources for
>anything--including the video cards.
>Let's not forget that the Taiwanese government also funded a
>reverse-engineered XT BIOS for use by their budding PC industry.
>There was a book out at one time with an entire BIOS written in C. My
>moldy brain won't identify it precisely, but I seem to recall that Mitch
>Waite had something to do with it--or maybe not. Annabooks, maybe?
Sure that is not cheese! I know at one time you could get a program
that would dissasmble
the bios and add comments to it. And no I don't have a copy!
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