Bug 618349

Summary: Windows guests fail to boot (blue screen)
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Arthur Pemberton <pembo13>
Component: seabiosAssignee: Justin M. Forbes <jforbes>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 13CC: awilliam, jeff.raber, jforbes, jrowens.fedora, virt-maint
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SeaBios Windows blue screen none

Description Arthur Pemberton 2010-07-26 14:14:38 EDT
Description of problem:
Windows guests (at least Windows Server 2008 with updates) fail to boot properly at all, will reboot-fail infinitely if left alone.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
seabios-bin-0.5.1-3.fc13.noarch

How reproducible:
100% with current version

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install update
2. Boot Windows guest
  
Actual results:
Blue screen (reboots to fast to capture error number)

Expected results:
Successful boot

Additional info:
temporary fix : yum downgrade seabios-bin
Comment 1 Arthur Pemberton 2010-07-26 15:02:52 EDT
Created attachment 434502 [details]
SeaBios Windows blue screen

STOP: 0x0000007B (0x80699BB0, 0XC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)
Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2010-08-11 16:40:44 EDT
Is this using virtio-win drivers? If so which ones?
Comment 3 Arthur Pemberton 2010-08-12 13:56:31 EDT
Yes, this is with virtio-win:
 netkvm.sys 6.0.209.605
 viostor.sys 5.00 built by: WinDDk
Comment 4 Arthur Pemberton 2010-09-21 01:19:15 EDT
What version of seabios-bin is going to be in F14 ?
Comment 5 Arthur Pemberton 2010-11-14 15:59:05 EST
I would like to know what's up with this bug almost 5 months later. I can't really upgrade to Fedora 14 without knowing if virtualization, and my guest will work -- this is my only Windows machine of any kind and I need it from time to time.
Comment 6 Jeff Raber 2010-12-07 22:13:05 EST
seabios in f14 is version 0.6.0-1

That same version was pushed to f13 as an update on 2010-08-24.



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Comment 7 Arthur Pemberton 2010-12-07 23:16:27 EST
Thank you. I had no idea that there was a new version. I wish there was some better communication in Bugzilla. I thought there was a bot that notified of updates to the package the bug was filed against.
Comment 8 Adam Williamson 2010-12-08 03:48:12 EST
only if the packager tags the update as fixing the bug in question. the update system can't magically determine whether an update fixes a particular bug, the packager has to provide that information.



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