[coreboot] Problems about booting windows xp

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 15:11:59 CET 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org [mailto:coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org]
> On Behalf Of Wang, Qingpei
> Sent: Friday, March 06, 2009 2:44 AM
> To: Rudolf Marek
> Cc: Bao, Zheng; Xie, Michael; Perley, Tim; Coreboot
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] Problems about booting windows xp
> Hi,
> 	Today I tried to install a pure new windows xp which seabios in
> dbm690t it
> Hand off as show figure. I also put my dmes.txt here and e820 map also
> data.txt from acpidump. It all works fine with linux. As my dbm690t has
> 1G Ram, so I Take (1024-128)*1024*1024-64)1024.

It looks like you have DMI enabled.  Is that from SeaBIOS?  I turned it in
config.h since it looks emulator specific.  Kevin or Rudolf, do you use it
when you boot XP?

> By the way, is there anybody who know how to use acpiexec? I can not use
> it smoothly.

I've been muddling through.  I found that the history command has been
useful to save some typing and frustration when I have typing errors.

The other commands I've used:


It turns out that you can't load multiple tables into acpiexec, which can be
a pain.  I patched the source and replaced one table, then I can load the


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