[SeaBIOS] [Qemu-devel] PC-BSD installer does not boot with 1.7.4 (bisected)

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Mon Feb 17 20:07:46 CET 2014

On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 09:35:30PM +0400, Michael Tokarev wrote:
> 10.02.2014 19:41, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> []
> > There hasn't been much comment, but I have pushed this patch to the
> > main seabios repo for now.
> Xin Li (Cc'ed) replied to this email.

Yes.  Thanks.  It would be good for FreeBSD to also fix the underlying

> Meanwhile I tried your patch, and it indeed fixes the reported issues
> with FreeBSD and PCBSD.
> Even if FreeBSD fixes this bug, we still have to support runnin old,
> unfixed, systems in qemu/kvm, so seabios-side change is needed anyway.

Yeah.  That's why I went ahead and committed the SeaVGABIOS
workaround.  The workaround also makes early versions of X11 behave
better (they fail outright now instead of hanging).


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