[coreboot] Problems with VIA EPIA-ME6000

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Mon Mar 3 21:33:22 CET 2008

* Klaus Stammermann <klaus123 at ibnoetzold.de> [080303 15:20]:
> Hi there
> I have some trouble to use coreboot on my VIA EPIA-ME6000 so I hope someone 
> could give me some hints. 
> With epia-m and filo I can build a bios without vga. This runs till jumping to 
> kernel. This breaks up with an error:
> Loading kernel... ok
> "Jumping to entry point...
> 0
Was the kernel built with serial console support? Was console=ttyS0,...
specified as a command line option to the kernel?

> And using VGA-support with onboard device I get this message:
> found VGA: vid=1106, did=3122
> rom base, size: fffc0000
> BAD SIGNATURE 0x7f 0x45
> Unexpected Exception: 13 @ 10:000130fe - Halting
> Code: 0 eflags: 00010006
> eax: 00000000 ebx: 000247d4 ecx: 80010030 edx: 00000cfc
> edi: 0001a4b0 esi: 000247d4 ebp: 00023f8c esp: 00023f6c"
> What do I have to do to boot with a VGA-card? Are there any options which have 
> to be set?

I think you need a special version of the vga option rom. 
Have you used the one from the optionroms repo?


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