[SeaBIOS] os x boot broken by commit 11948748495841bd54721b250d68c7b3cb0475ef

Gabriel L. Somlo gsomlo at gmail.com
Mon Nov 11 23:18:21 CET 2013

OK, so it turns out I now have to patch the .dsl files under the qemu
tree (hw/i386/acpi-dsdt-[hpet|isa].dsl), and the "-acpitable file=..."
qemu command line option is deprecated...

I guess I'm allright now, so nevermind... :)


On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 04:39:34PM -0500, Gabriel L. Somlo wrote:
> I'm working on getting OS X working with QEMU/KVM, and just ran into a
> bit of entropy. I used to be able to boot using Chameleon, and a
> command line like this:
> ...
> I am patching the DSDT source, hence the -acpitable file=... argument,
> to get QEMU and SeaBIOS to use the modified table.
> After commit 11948748495841bd54721b250d68c7b3cb0475ef (as of now, the
> very last one in the git master), this no longer works. I get the xnu
> boot process hanging with "Waiting for DSMOS", and no progress beyond
> that.

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