yesterday i tried to boot Windows7 64bit with the new "Upstream Qemu with
Seabios" HVM loader under xen unstable (yesterdays hg pull)
The Windows Installer booted fine from the ISO (after enabling El-Torrito
Emulation in Seabios menuconfig), but the Windows Installer soon gave up with a
BSOD (STOP 0xA5), much like stated here http://www.coreboot.org/SeaBIOS
I have a Screenshot from the BSOD in case the adresses are of any interest.
Any hints, or is this supposed to not work (yet) ?
Am Dienstag, 14. Juni 2011, 10:19:26 schrieb Ian Campbell:
On Mon, 2011-06-13 at 08:00 -0400, Kevin O'Connor
On Mon, Jun 06, 2011 at 09:54:54AM +0100, Ian
On Mon, 2011-06-06 at 02:20 +0100, Kevin
On Wed, Jun 01, 2011 at 10:59:10AM +0100, Ian
> The following enables support for running SeaBIOS as the virtual
> BIOS in a Xen HVM (fully-virtualised) guest.
> In this series SeaBIOS is loaded by hvmloader (the Xen early
> firmware) rather than directly as was previously tried. This
> approach turned out to be far less intrusive on the SeaBIOS side
> and leaves knowledge of the virtual hardware setup encapsulated
> within hvmloader which is updated in lock step with the hypervisor
> and associated tools.
> BIOS tables are built by hvmloader and passed to SeaBIOS via a
> simple in memory data structure. The tables are identified by
> scanning for their signatures which is hopefully extensible enough
> but the core structure can also be extended as necessary.
It looks okay to me.
All the Xen side pieces are in place already (although not set in stone
if you find something you would like done different).
I've committed this.
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