[SeaBIOS] [Qemu-devel] SeaVGABIOS and winxp
kevin at koconnor.net
Mon Apr 16 00:22:23 CEST 2012
On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 01:58:47AM +0400, Michael Tokarev wrote:
> On 16.04.2012 01:07, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 12:17:09AM +0400, Michael Tokarev wrote:
> >> On 15.04.2012 06:48, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> >>> * Many enhancements to VGA BIOS code - it should now be feature complete with LGPL vgabios.
> >> This is something which prompted me to test the new release,
> >> but it gives... interesting results.
> >> WinXP guest is unable to find drivers for the video adaptor
> >> with -vga std and this vgabios.bin, not even its "standard VGA"
> >> fallback driver. The device in question is detected as "Other
> >> devices / Video controller (VGA compat.)", and its identification
> >> looks like:
> >> PCI\VEN_1234&DEV_1111&SUBSYS_11001AF4&REV_00\3&13C0B0C5&0&10
> >> This appears to be bogus somehow, no?
> > It seems to work okay for me. What did you select in Kconfig, where
> > did you put the resulting out/vgabios.bin file, and what emulator are
> > you using?
> Kconfig was all defaults except VGA ROM pieces (which are off
> by default). I selected VGA_STANDARD_VGA, VGA_VBE, VGA_PCI and
> left OVERRIDE_PCI_ID UNselected, since I didn't know what to
> put there. Maybe the last item was my mistake.
Select VGA_BOCHS in Kconfig for the qemu "standard" vga. The
"standard vga" option in seabios kconfig is for emulating old IBM 128K
vga cards (ie, not super vga) - I suppose this is a bit misleading.
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