[coreboot] Win7 on Intel Eagle Heights

Marc Jones marcj303 at gmail.com
Mon May 16 18:37:00 CEST 2011

On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 1:54 AM, Thomas Jourdan
<tjourdan at interfaceconcept.com> wrote:
> Hi
> Le vendredi 13 mai 2011 à 18:21 -0700, Stefan Reinauer a écrit :
>> On 5/13/11 8:57 AM, Thomas JOURDAN wrote:
>> > I'm trying to get Windows 7 booting on my Intel Eagle Heights
>> > evaluation board. I tried to follow all the ACPI tips to get Window$
>> > to boot but I can't figure out the bug I'm facing. I'm using a checked
>> > build version of Win 7 64-bits. When I start the installer, the first
>> > text screen is ok (windows is copying files...) then it switches to
>> > graphics mode (green progress bar with logo). Less than a second after
>> > switching from text to graphics mode : BSOD.
>> Hi Thomas,
>> Looks like Windows 7 crashes in the "Windows Driver Foundation" with an
>> illegal memory access. Possibly this is due to an incomplete ACPI
>> implementation for the board.
> Yes that what I suspect too but so far I can't figure out which ACPI
> part could be missing. According to my probe, after the page
> translation, the guilty address seems to point to valid memory area
> (DDR).
>> Please have a look at the kontron/986lcd-m ACPI code for a modular
>> sample implementation that can boot Windows 7 and
>> http://www.coreboot.org/ACPI for more information on ACPI and ACPI
>> debugging.
> When I said I followed ACPI tips I mean I refered to kontron/986lcd-m,
> the coreboot acpi page, and also some tricks disccussed on the mailing
> list (64-bits alignment, fadt correct size according to version...).
> I was hoping someone already met this issue and could give me a clue.
> Regards,
> Thomas

Hi Thomas,

ScottD had a FADT fix for checked build on Persimmon that might be
related to your issue.




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