[SeaBIOS] [PATCH 0/3] Run pvscsi driver entirely in 32bit mode.

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Thu May 15 01:40:23 CEST 2014

On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 01:00:39PM -0400, Don Koch wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Dec 2013 12:17:42 -0500
> Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net> wrote:
> > As with the recent change to AHCI, if the pvscsi driver needs to jump
> > into 32bit mode to access a register, then it's better to run the
> > pvscsi driver entirely in 32bit mode.
> > 
> > Evgeny, can you take a look at this and give it a test?  Also, what
> > command line do you use for testing?
> > 
> > I tried testing locally by adding:
> > 
> > -device pvscsi,id=pvscsi0 -device scsi-disk,bus=pvscsi0.0,drive=drive0 -drive id=drive0,if=none,file=dos-drivec-new
> > 
> > to my qemu command line (both qemu v1.6 and qemu v1.7), but it doesn't
> > work for me even before my changes.  It hangs in
> > pvscsi_wait_intr_cmpl().
> Try the following patch to qemu. I was getting hangs in this routine due to
> language definition/compiler/bogus input issues. The old one returned an
> off-by-one value.

It still fails for me.  I patched qemu and ran it with the
command-line above and it still causes a hang in SeaBIOS.


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