[Novalug] n00b questions for today
keith.c.howell at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 11:51:58 EST 2012
In most modern operating systems, the BIOS is only used to get the system
working and then the OS takes over.
Unless you are writing the OS, why would you want to make direct calls to
On Feb 23, 2012 8:11 AM, "Ed James" <edward.james at gmail.com> wrote:
> Anyone or all,
> 1 - Do graphics cards all have any sort of standard, dumbed down,
> interface or set of instructions whereby a program could be written
> that works on all graphics cards? If so, URL to info would be
> 1 - On modern machines, can keyboards still be accessed via BIOS
> commands and/or would that in turn depend on COM vs PS2 vs
> USB type keyboards?
> Ed James
> *wishing he used a fake name for questions like this
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