[SeaBIOS] VGA Option ROM not set up correctly when loaded by coreboot and not SeaBIOS

Christian Gmeiner christian.gmeiner at gmail.com
Mon Mar 18 15:13:32 CET 2013

2013/3/18 Paul Menzel <paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net>:
> Dear SeaBIOS,
> using the AMD/ATI based ASRock E350M1 [1] with coreboot and SeaBIOS
> as a payload and GRUB 2 (1.99-27 from Debian Sid/unstable) on
> the hard drive, letting coreboot load the VGA Option ROM and disabling
> »Option ROMs« in the menu »BIOS interfaces«
>             config OPTIONROMS
>                 bool "Option ROMS"
>                 default y # I set it to n.
>                 help
>                     Support finding and running option roms during POST.
> I only see »AMD Wrestler …« printed to the screen (from the VGA Option
> ROM loaded by coreboot I guess) and I neither see the SeaBIOS header(?)
> with version nor the bootmenu. GRUB 2 does not show its (terminal) menu
> either and just shows funny, colorful characters covering the whole
> screen.

http://www.coreboot.org/SeaBIOS#coreboot - do not load the vga option rom in
coreboot - do it in seabios.

Christian Gmeiner, MSc

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