[SeaBIOS] [PATCH] mark VBE mapping as reserved in e820

Avi Kivity avi at redhat.com
Sun Jan 24 08:51:42 CET 2010

On 01/24/2010 04:09 AM, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
>> VESA standard is unrelated to pci devices,
>> and therefore it can be used with isa devices...
> VGA shows up as a PCI device under qemu.  Is there a reason why making
> the LFB part of a PCI bar of the VGA device will not work?  Doing it
> that way seems like a simpler solution.  It's also probably what real
> modern machines do.

-vga std is not a PCI device, therefore no BAR.  Incidentally, we have a 
regression where VBE is not detected with qemu-0.12 and sesbios, this 
may be the cause.

Do not meddle in the internals of kernels, for they are subtle and quick to panic.

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