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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [SeaBIOS] Xen HVM Support

Hello Ian,

The BSOD was a ACPI related one, yes.
unfortunatly the Screenshot is @home - i will upload it when back there again.

with "standard" qemu (i.e. the one shipped with xen) win7-64 installs and 
works fine, yes.


Am Freitag, 22. Juli 2011, 11:32:34 schrieb Ian Campbell:
> On Fri, 2011-07-22 at 10:27 +0100, Tobias Geiger wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > yesterday i tried to boot Windows7 64bit with the new "Upstream Qemu with
> > Seabios" HVM loader under xen unstable (yesterdays hg pull)
> > 
> > The Windows Installer booted fine from the ISO (after enabling El-Torrito
> > Emulation in Seabios menuconfig), but the Windows Installer soon gave up
> > with a BSOD (STOP 0xA5), much like stated here
> > http://www.coreboot.org/SeaBIOS under "Windows".
> > I have a Screenshot from the BSOD in case the adresses are of any
> > interest.
> > 
> > Any hints, or is this supposed to not work (yet) ?
> We haven't yet tested the whole range of possible guests and I haven't
> personally tried Windows 7 with new qemu+SeaBIOS.
> The Wikipage suggests that the issue is related to the ACPI tables and
> under Xen these are the same as those used by old qemu+ROMBIOS so it may
> not be the exact same issue. Have you tried the same OS under old qemu?
> (although I'm sure we would know already if Windows 7 support was broken
> in xen-unstable...)
> The screenshot would probably be useful to see.
> Ian.
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