[SeaBIOS] seabios 0.6.1 regression

Avi Kivity avi at redhat.com
Tue Nov 16 10:05:53 CET 2010

On 11/16/2010 02:18 AM, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> >
> >  Rewriting it to use inb / stos works (jecxz ; insb; loop doesn't) so
> >  it looks like a kernel bug in insb emulation.
> Ughh.  I can revert that change on stable-0.6.1 if needed.

kernel bug -> kernel fix.  SeaBIOS should feel free to use any 
documented hardware capability, esp. something as basic as rep insb 
which dates back to the good old 8086 days.

As an exception I ask that you stay away from big real mode and SMM.

> It sounds
> like we really do want this on the main branch though for the speed
> benefit it provides.


error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

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