[coreboot] Error executing VGA ROM with coreboot

Joe joe at settoplinux.org
Thu Oct 29 15:01:57 CET 2009

On 10/29/2009 07:38 AM, Mansoor wrote:
> Hi
> I keep getting “ILLEGAL EXTENDED X86 OPCODE!” from my VGA ROM while
> trying run VGA ROM in coreboot.
> I tried x86emu, yabel and real mode for running VGA ROM with no luck.
> But the same VGA ROM is running with seabios.
> I am attaching the boot logs with x86emu, real mode and with seabios.
> Any help?
> What is the big difference while executing VGA ROM in coreboot and seabios?
> Why coreboot can’t run a VGA ROM which seabios can?
Hmm looks like your getting Unexpected Exception errors. Something is 
not initializing correctly. Memory maybe?

Joseph Smith

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