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