| > > > > I've written something similar to this before - and it wont' work, so
| > > > > I've reimplemented it. The problem is, that I don't know how to set
| > > > > ES properly. I only know, that BIOS data (and code) is located in
| > > > > 0xe000..0xf000 (real address).
| > > >
| > > > Yeah. So. I set ES and DS to be exactly where CS is. This means that
| > > > if your &!)(^$&_ code executes it will work. So, instead of trying
| > > > it, you just blindly ignore it and state that it won't work.
| > > >
| > > > Bullshit. I do this for a living and I gave you some valuable time
| > > > which you rejected out-of-hand. Have fun.
| > >
| > > Of course, I've tried your code as well - the same result! Sorry, if you
| > > haven't understand me.
| > >
| > > The problem is, that I don't know where this BIOS code is relative to
| > > current code segment (CS). I only know (hope), that it should be in
| > > 0x0:0xe000...0x0:0xf000. I have tried to set ES to 0 (xor %ax, %ax; mov
| > > %ax, %es) - no luck as well. BTW, `strings /dev/mem | grep "REQUESTED
| > > STRING"` founds it perfectly...
| > >
| > > Best regards,
| > > Andrew.
| > > -
| > The bios is in segment 0xf000. You set ES to that area. ES:DI will
| > start at 0 if bx=0 in the code shown. The BIOS is only 64k.
| > This means that where bx is being incremented (it should be incw, not
| > incb). It would generate an assembly error with incb which is why
| > I knew you didn't even try it. -- you just jnz back to 1b, without
| > any additional test.
| 1. How to set ES to this area? "movw $0xf000, %ax ; movw %ax, %es" will be
That should do it.
| 2. Is the are really starts from 0xf000? Or 0xe000?
Most current ones that I know of are 128 KB, so start at segment 0xe000:0
Just boot DOS, run debug, and display those areas. That will answer
it for you. :)
| 3. I'm smart enough to correct "incb %bx" to "incw %bx" ;)
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