BIOS Interface Technical Reference

Personal Computer Hardware Technical Reference Catalog

This manual describes the basic input/output system (BIOS) interface for Personal Computer and Personal System/2 systems.

Personal System/2 and Personal Computer BIOS Interface Technical Reference

  • Part number 04G3283; form number S04G-3283
  • Fourth edition
  • Includes a binder
  • Contains:
    • BIOS
    • Data Areas and ROM Tables
    • Advanced BIOS

Update to the Personal System/2 and Personal Computer BIOS Interface Technical Reference

  • Part number 10G6467; form number S10G-6467
  • Does not include a binder
  • Contains:
    • Interrupt 10H — Video
    • Interrupt 13H — Fixed Disk
    • Interrupt 13H — Diskette/Fixed Disk Extensions
    • Interrupt 15H — System Services
    • Interrupt 16H — Keyboard
    • Interrupt 4BH — Advanced Services
    • System Identification
    • Introduction to ABIOS
    • ABIOS Data Structures
    • ABIOS Initialization
    • ABIOS Additional Information
    • ABIOS Device ID 01H — Diskette
    • ABIOS Device ID 05H — Parallel Port
    • ABIOS Device ID 09H — System Services
    • ABIOS Device ID 0FH — Direct Memory Access
    • ABIOS Device ID 10H — Programmable Option Select
    • ABIOS Device ID 1AH — Critical-Error Logging

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