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I was able to boot damn small linux with the at586 driver using plop boot manager to boot the cdrom. For some reason, once x launches the keyboard doesn't work. However, you can still play mouse games like FreeCell and Taipei.

./mame at586 -cdrom dsl-4.4.10-syslinux.iso -ramsize 256M -flop1 plpbt.img

Had problems booting direct from cdrom:

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Plop boot manager:
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AFAIK, at586 is a bit of a deadend driver, as it uses the legacy PCI subsystem. There's the drivers in pcipc.cpp though they're somewhat unstable, but they use the newer PCI subsystem.

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When Kale's SiS630 goes in that will be a decent modern-ish PC driver for this kind of fun. No harm in seeing what the old code can do though.


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