[SeaBIOS] seabios 1.7.3 breaks booting windows 7? (was: [ANNOUNCE] SeaBIOS 1.7.3)
crobinso at redhat.com
Mon Jul 8 23:23:40 CEST 2013
On 07/07/2013 11:41 PM, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> The 1.7.3 version of SeaBIOS has now been released. For more
> information on the release, please see:
> New in this release:
> * Initial support for using SeaBIOS as a UEFI Compatibility Support
> Module (CSM)
> * Support for detecting and using ACPI reboot ports.
> * By default, all 16bit entry points now use an internal stack to
> reduce stack footprint.
> * Floppy controller code has been rewritten to improve
> compatibility. Non-standard floppy sizes now work again with recent
> QEMU versions.
> * Several bug fixes and code cleanups
Just gave it a spin, breaks booting a Windows 7 VM for me. Using qemu-1.4.2
from Fedora 19 as well as qemu.git.
Here's the BSOD (F19 qemu and seabios 1.7.3):
I bisected to:
Author: Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net>
Date: Wed Mar 6 21:50:09 2013 -0500
acpi: Eliminate BDAT parameter passing to DSDT code.
Reproducing command line:
-bios /usr/share/seabios/bios.bin \
-machine pc-i440fx-1.4,accel=kvm,usb=off \
-m 4096 -smp 4 \
-sdl -vga std \
Let me know if there's any more info I can provide.
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