[SeaBIOS] [Qemu-devel] seabios 1.7.3 breaks booting windows 7?
crobinso at redhat.com
Tue Jul 9 14:58:09 CEST 2013
On 07/08/2013 08:41 PM, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 08, 2013 at 08:18:42PM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
>> On 07/08/2013 07:18 PM, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jul 08, 2013 at 05:23:40PM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
>>>> 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:
>>>> 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):
>>> Thanks for testing. I have a "Windows 7 Ultimate" beta (build 7100)
>>> that I tested with and I don't see this problem. (Nor do I see the
>>> problem on WinXP.)
>>> Can you try without smp and with a smaller memory size (eg, 512M) to
>>> see if the behavior changes.
>> Hmm, my winxp 32 guest is reproducing as well. And I can reproduce with just
>> the windows 7 media (mine is ultimate N, came off MSDN years ago):
>> ~/src/qemu/x86_64-softmmu/qemu-system-x86_64 -m 512 -sdl -cdrom
>> /mnt/data/devel/media/win7_64.iso -boot d -bios ~/src/seabios/out/bios.bin
>> vista and windows 8 preview media are reproducing for me too.
>> Maybe it's a toolchain thing, anyone else on Fedora 19 that can independently
> Ugh - make sure you aren't using an old acpi-dsdt.aml file. I suggest
> following the steps outlined in the SeaBIOS README file for creating a
> mybiosdir/ directory and use the QEMU -L option to point to that
Indeed that was it, thanks Kevin, sorry for the noise.
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