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

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Thu Jul 3 05:21:47 CEST 2008

Hi Myles,

On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 04:36:29PM -0600, Myles Watson wrote:
> > It would be helpful if others could try installing / booting win-xp
> > on real hardware.  If you can do this, please follow the directions
> > at:
> >
> > http://www.coreboot.org/pipermail/coreboot/2008-June/036108.html
> I must be missing something, because my boot fails with this message
> on my s2892:
> move mptable from 0x20 to 0xfffffc00, size 0xdff03e0

That message should never occur if one were to apply the patch in the
email from the url above.  Basically, the mptabling moving should have
gotten disabled by the '#if 0' change.

> BTW: when I was trying to get XP to boot before, I was having timing
> problems.  Have you tested the timer tick with factory BIOS and
> coreboot?

As far as I know it works - SeaBIOS will enable the timer during its
post stage.


More information about the coreboot mailing list