[coreboot] Help test SeaBIOS option roms

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Thu Nov 13 02:47:57 CET 2008

On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 04:21:33PM +0300, Jeka wrote:
> Hello, Kevin!
> I've tested both new SeaBioses(yours precompiled and compiled by me)
> on Asus A8N-E with PCI Video Card.  It doesn't work to me...
> Video card initialization works fine
> I can see first hello string (SeaBios...), but there is no boot
> devices choice and so on... Keyboard doesn't work too.
> Old SeaBios copied VGA rom from memory and worked fine.

That's odd.  The keyboard and drive stuff should not have changed.
Can you post the full serial log?

> I've installed XP without ACPI. 
> Main problem was that there wasn't any pci-devices(network,
> audio...) in XP, but Fedora could see it.  Another problem was with
> PCI-Express video cards (8600GT, 2600XT). Does PCi-E support in
> SeaBios

SeaBIOS doesn't have any code for PCI-E.  However, I don't know of
anything that it specifically needs to support with PCI-E.


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