using int 13h to access DOC

Ollie Lho ollie at
Wed Jul 19 21:51:02 EDT 2000

Matt Hortman wrote:
> Hi guys...
> Shoot this down: Since the M-Sys firmware in the DOC simply installs
> an int 13h handler, why not use it to access the DOC using "bios"
> calls.  I realize that the kernel probably overwrites that handler but
> that could be fixed.  I don't know, however, about using a real-mode
> interrupt from a device driver.  It seems too simple to work.  What
> have I overlooked?

Why ?? We have GPL'd driver for both DoC 2000 and DoC Millennium now.


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