[coreboot] Windows XP boots
mylesgw at gmail.com
Wed Aug 20 17:16:28 CEST 2008
> On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 04:54:55PM -0600, Myles Watson wrote:
> > It changed the behavior for me for XP installation. Now I get "Hardware
> > Malfunction Contact your hardware vendor for support."
> Well, I guess that's progress. :-/ Does it fail after a while, or
> right at the start? You got through the install with bochs bios,
It fails at the "Setup is Starting Windows" screen. It flashes the screen,
then gives the failure message.
That's right, I got through the install with the original Bochs BIOS, but
without any of the 32-bit or PCI functions.
> > I used 6 for the number of PCI buses.
> > PCI: 07:09.1 [14e4/1648] enabled
> I think you want to set CONFIG_PCI_BUS_COUNT to 8 - it should be one
> more than your largest bus number.
I didn't look closely enough. Thanks for pointing that out. The largest I
saw was 5.
> > It still hangs in the same place for ReactOS. It wants me to press
> enter to
> > continue, but it's frozen.
> Hrmm. Does the bios keyboard support work at all? If you use a
> freedos CD, can you type in dos commands?
It works enough for me to select items from the boot menu. I'll try
> Have you been able to confirm that reactos works on your machine with
> a different bios?
I don't have a different BIOS, but ReactOS works in QEMU fine.
It's possible that the freeze is not related to the keyboard, it just
happens to be what's on the screen.
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