[coreboot] Error executing VGA ROM with coreboot
joe at settoplinux.org
Fri Oct 30 12:08:19 CET 2009
On Fri, 30 Oct 2009 10:11:36 +0530, "Mansoor" <mansoor at iwavesystems.com>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Joe [mailto:joe at settoplinux.org]
>> Sent: Thursday, October 29, 2009 7:32 PM
>> To: Mansoor
>> Cc: 'coreboot'
>> Subject: Re: [coreboot] Error executing VGA ROM with coreboot
>> On 10/29/2009 07:38 AM, Mansoor wrote:
>> > Hi
>> > I keep getting "ILLEGAL EXTENDED X86 OPCODE!" from my VGA ROM while
>> > trying run VGA ROM in coreboot.
>> > I tried x86emu, yabel and real mode for running VGA ROM with no luck.
>> > But the same VGA ROM is running with seabios.
>> > I am attaching the boot logs with x86emu, real mode and with seabios.
>> > Any help?
>> > What is the big difference while executing VGA ROM in coreboot and
>> > Why coreboot can't run a VGA ROM which seabios can?
>> Hmm looks like your getting Unexpected Exception errors. Something is
>> not initializing correctly. Memory maybe?
> I don't think so, because with seabios I am able to load Linux in GUI
> Only with coreboot I am facing these issues for initializing VGA ROM.
You could always try Debugging the Unexpected Exception errors with GDB,
this may give you a clue on what the problem is.
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