[LinuxBIOS] trying to boot gigabyte m57sli-s4

Ward Vandewege ward at gnu.org
Mon Mar 12 14:16:54 CET 2007

Yinghai, any thoughts on this?


On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 02:33:12PM -0500, Ward Vandewege wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 06, 2007 at 04:17:32PM -0800, Lu, Yinghai wrote:
> > Please try 64bit latest kernel.
> OK, I tried a stock kernel. This kernel boots fine with the
> proprietary BIOS (see attached file minicom-gb-20070308-07-with-noapic.cap).
> With LinuxBIOS, it doesn't even get to the kernel panic - it simply fails to
> find its sata drives (sata_nv says it can't do anything with the SATA
> controller devices because there's no IRQ assigned). The boot fails
> consequently because it can't find its root filesystem. See the attached file
> minicom-gb-20070308-04.cap.

Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator

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