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The (classic legacy) BIOS is dead. Long live the BIOS. (Miscellaneous)

posted by mikegonta(R), 25.11.2012, 20:46

A new PC with Windows 8 Compatibility requires that "Such a system may also support fallback to
legacy BIOS boot on systems with OS which do not support UEFI ..."
windows8-hardware-cert-requirements-system.pdf

Here reference is made to legacy BIOS option ROM and the UEFI Compatibility Support Module.
efi-compatibility-support-module-specification-v097.pdf

Here reference is made to the IBM Personal System/2 and Personal Computer BIOS Interface Technical Reference.
PS2_and_PC_BIOS_Interface_Technical_Reference_Apr87.pdf

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