[coreboot] help with win-xp and legacybios/coreboot

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Tue Jul 1 02:59:25 CEST 2008

On 01.07.2008 01:53, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sun, Jun 29, 2008 at 04:16:05PM +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> On 28.06.2008 19:45, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
>>> Unfortunately, when I try to install or boot
>>> win-xp with coreboot-v2 and legacybios on my via epia-m the system
>>> hangs.
>> Hm. Off the top of my head, I see a few things you could try in order of
>> increasing difficulty:
> [...]
> Wow - great list.  I did try a number of these things, but you have
> some useful additions.

Glad to help.

> I'll continue to play with it.  However, if someone can try on a known
> working board that would also help a lot.

Wait a second. I thought installing XP with factory BIOS on your machine
does work.

I'd try installing XP, but my only machine with enough space for XP
hangs during installation because of a broken BIOS.

> Thanks for the help.

You're welcome.



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