due to one of my work. I think it's good to share the ups and downs of having access to such source code.
It's nice to have BIOS source code at your hand because you can do a lot of things.
However, having access to the source code doesn't equal understanding the code any better.
It's quite a steep learning curve to understand how to use the development tools and
also some code requires you to understand various hardware protocol to have a sense on it.
Of course, having reversed some BIOS binaries helped me. But, it also produces unwanted effects.
Sometimes, I tend to use "binary surgical" approach instead of trying to use the existing development tools,
which in the end produces ugly kludge. It takes sometime for me to get used to the development tools.
Overall, though I can say that I learned a lot from the source code.
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