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Re: [Xen-devel] Bug: Windows 2003 fails to install on xen-unstable tip

>>> On 29.04.13 at 13:49, Tim Deegan <tim@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> At 12:44 +0100 on 29 Apr (1367239442), Ian Campbell wrote:
>> On Mon, 2013-04-29 at 12:35 +0100, Tim Deegan wrote:
>> > But if you enable the RTC (which is the default, and e.g. that's how
>> > SeaBIOS leaves it) but aren't using it, it's very bad.  
>> Is this something which needs investigating on the SeaBIOS side, or is
>> it one of those things where the BIOS can't ever know when to disable
>> the RTC?
> I'd have to look it up, but I suspect that in a 'normal' BIOS environemnt
> (e.g. DOS) the RTC PT is expected to be set up and running, and I'm sure
> if we changed that we'd break a handful of PXE install frameworks. :|

Right, that's how I too understand it to be.


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