[coreboot] SimNOW and SeaBIOS

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 22:05:51 CET 2009

On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 11:55 AM, Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com> wrote:
> SeaBIOS won't work with SimNOW unless you make the error checking in
> ata.c less strict.
> This is the message you get:
> ata_transfer : no sectors left (status 00000008)
> I reported it to the SimNOW team since it seems like they're not
> following the spec, but it's been a long time and the bug is still
> there.  To get past it:
>    dprintf(6, "ata_transfer : no sectors left (status %02x)\n", status);
> +       if (status != 0x8)
>              return -7;

It's been fixed internally, so at the next public release we shouldn't
need this patch anymore.


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