[SeaBIOS] how to boot seabios with a raid controller?

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Sat Dec 17 17:39:50 CET 2011

On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 03:39:56PM -0700, Marc Jones wrote:
> I'm trying coreboot + seabios on a system with a raid controller. What
> is the expected behavior in seabios for booting a sata raid
> controller? The controller supports raid and shows up as a raid class
> device. The raid option rom is loaded, but doesn't find any raid
> arrays. Later, seabios doesn't find the sata drive. I would expect
> that seabios or the optionrom  (int13?) would still be able to support
> a normal sata drive. Thoughts, comments?

It should work.  Can you post the seabios log, along with any
additional info the raid option rom reports on the screen?

Are the drives you are looking to boot from in RAID mode (and thus
should boot from the raid option rom)?  Is this a built-in device or a


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