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Re: [Xen-devel] LSI SAS2008 Option Rom Failure

On Wed, 2012-07-18 at 10:47 +0100, David Erickson wrote:
> Hi-
> I am trying to pass an LSI SAS2008-based HBA (IBM M1015) through to an
> HVM Solaris VM, using Xen 4.2 unstable and the qemu-traditional device
> model.  On boot I see the following error:
> MPT BIOS Fault 09h encountered at adapter PCI(00h,05h,00h)
> A list search yielded
> (http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.emulators.xen.devel/128172),
> however there was no solution for an HVM VM.  I've attached the log
> file for booting.  The expansion/option ROM gets installed at
> 0xf7a00000 and is first accessed and mapped with the line:
> pt_iomem_map: e_phys=f3000001 maddr=f7a00000 type=8 len=524288 index=6
> first_map=1
> However the following log line seems to immediately map the same
> address space to a strange e_phys location:
> pt_iomem_map: e_phys=ffffffff maddr=f7a00000 type=8 len=524288 index=6
> first_map=0
> Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.

SeaBIOS (used by qemu-xen) should be a lot better than ROMBIOS (used
with qemu-xen-traditional) at supporting Option ROMS, so it would be
worth trying that.


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