[SeaBIOS] SeaBIOS as EFI application

Thorsten Glaser tg at mirbsd.de
Sat Nov 10 17:25:01 CET 2012

Kevin O'Connor dixit:

>Unfortunately, the UEFI spec is amazingly complicated.  Really really
>complicated.  It makes the ACPI spec seem simple.  So, when I looked


>1 - Using SeaBIOS as a CSM.  The CSM spec is amazingly complex as

>2 - Implementing in SeaBIOS a subset of the EFI OS interface so that

Both aren’t really what I want.

>To be clear though, neither of the above paths would enable you to
>boot something like DOS on an existing UEFI system.  It may be

Yeah. I was more thinking of having SeaBIOS be an EFI “OS”,
just like the MirBSD bootloader is a Multiboot compliant “OS
kernel”, and then take over the system and load the real OS,
providing BIOS calls to it.

08:05⎜<XTaran:#grml> mika: Does grml have an tool to read Apple
     ⎜    System Log (asl) files? :)
08:08⎜<ft:#grml> yeah. /bin/rm. ;)       08:09⎜<mrud:#grml> hexdump -C
08:31⎜<XTaran:#grml> ft, mrud: *g*

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