[coreboot] coreboot can boot Linux but cannot boot Windows7
dave.frodin at se-eng.com
Wed Jan 23 00:48:07 CET 2013
Can you tell us what CPU family and southbridge this is failing on?
----- Original Message -----
> From: "WANG Siyuan" <wangsiyuanbuaa at gmail.com>
> To: "Patrick Georgi" <patrick at georgi-clan.de>
> Cc: coreboot at coreboot.org
> Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 3:12:00 AM
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] coreboot can boot Linux but cannot boot Windows7
> Hi, Patrick
> My windows 7 stopped at windows logo, It cannot enter win7 desktop.
> Can this situation debug by windbg?
> On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 3:42 PM, Patrick Georgi
> <patrick at georgi-clan.de> wrote:
> > Am 2013-01-22 03:14, schrieb WANG Siyuan:
> >> I am debugging a board. coreboot could boot Linux and load graphic
> >> driver, but it could not boot Windows 7.
> >> Has anyone encountered similar problem?
> > Linux is much more tolerant about many things, in particular about
> > ACPI and
> > a couple more tables.
> > I collected a bunch of issues at
> > http://www.coreboot.org/ACPI#Windows_Errors
> > - if you find issues that aren't listed there, you can look for an
> > explanation (of STOP codes and similar behaviour) on msdn.com. If
> > that still
> > doesn't help you, you will have to debug your windows install (with
> > windbg)
> > and figure out what the problem is.
> > If you can get hold of checked Windows builds, I recommend these -
> > they're
> > much more helpful (especially when it comes to ACPI). Unfortunately
> > their
> > install CD is unchecked, so if you fail to find informations on the
> > installer, you'll have to install on another machine and swap disks
> > (or use
> > legacy BIOS), and probe the installed windows.
> > In any case, please document your results on the wiki page I
> > mentioned.
> > Patrick
> > --
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> Yours sincerely,
> WANG Siyuan
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