[LinuxBIOS] LinuxBIOS and VMWare
joepubber at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 28 18:07:29 CET 2007
Has anyone had any success with VMWare. I have partially implemented the
PC87360 SIO chip which has give me serial and I can boot LinuxBIOS up to the
elf payload stage. I'm trying to get the VMWare VGA to work at no avail.
Has anyone else has success with this.
I have added
to the Optionslb file and adjusted the size of the ROM image by -32KB
(sizeof VGA BIOS for VMWare)
and also added
device pci f.0 on # VGA controller
device pci f.0 on end
register "rom_address" = "0xfff80000"
to the Config.lb.
When I start VMWare with this image though it does nothing but sit there
with no VGA. I have even enabled serial logging back on using
CONFIG_CONSOLE_SERIAL8250 but still continue to use CONFIG_PCI_ROM_RUN but
nothing then even gets written to the serial port.
When does the VGA BIOS rom get called, at what stage?
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