[coreboot] Kconfig vs. devicetree vs. CMOS policy for options?
anders at jenbo.dk
Tue May 17 21:07:24 CEST 2011
Den 17-05-2011 18:17, Scott Duplichan skrev:
> Idwer Vollering wtote:
> ]Have you though of using an USB flash drive, to install Windows from?
> Hello Idwer,
> Thanks for the suggestion and information. That could be useful in
> situations where no CD drive is available. I think it does not directly
> solve the AHCI driver problem though. The Windows XP F6 driver mechanism
> seems to be completely hard-coded for floppy drive only (tradition or USB).
> For example, BIOS can make a USB flash drive appear as floppy drive A: to
> DOS. The Windows XP F6 method is happy with this for the early access
> where BIOS calls are used to read drive A:. But later in the setup process,
> execution switches to native mode drivers for floppy access, at which time
> only a real floppy or a limited number of models of USB floppy will work.
> Somehow an AHCI driver has to get loaded in order for Windows XP setup to
> find the hard disk. Probably nliteos could be used in combination with
> the tool you mention though.
You could use http://driverpacks.net/ to incorporate the AHCI driveres
on your cd.
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