> > > > It should be possible to just save the bios to another hard disk. > > > > > > Not necessarily - most P2 and later BIOSes are banked. Just saving F000h:**** > > doesn't > > > get you the whole thing. > > > > It's usually mapped linearly at the end of the 32 bits address space by the south > > bridge and not actually banked. f0000-fffff is quickly switched to ram in general. > > Right, but the usual instructions for this involve booting DOS and using DEBUG.COM to > do the dump, which isn't going to see the 32 bit address space.
The MESS 'dump bios using debug' page has a util on it called dumpAT or dumpPC which i believe does dump the end of the 24 or 32 bit address space. That will work, I THINK. Try it?
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