[coreboot] v2: Emulator goes astray in pxe-rom images

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Fri Sep 12 21:05:04 CEST 2008

Mats Erik Andersson wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have observed a phenomenon too many times now to ignore it.
> When I leave an eepro100 network adapter in the pci slot, the
> emulator on Coreboot all to often comes to a halt, but its removal
> and an immediate cold boot lets Coreboot progress all the way
> into Filo. Of course the emulator admits to having found a non-VGA
> rom image, but then grounds to a halt, or in the best of cases
> spits out an execution exception, or on illegal x86 op-code.
> Can someone offer me an explanation, or point me to a procedure
> that makes the emulator less picky.

Do you have a log file?

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