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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] debugcon: support for debugging consoles (e.g.
H. Peter Anvin
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] debugcon: support for debugging consoles (e.g. Bochs port 0xe9)
Fri, 01 Jan 2010 19:01:51 -0800
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On 12/30/2009 08:49 AM, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 01:51:36PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> Add generic support for debugging consoles (simple I/O ports which
>> when written to cause debugging output to be written to a target.)
>> The current implementation matches Bochs' port 0xe9, allowing the same
>> debugging code to be used for both Bochs and Qemu.
>> There is no vm state associated with the debugging port, simply
>> because it has none -- the entire interface is a single, stateless,
>> write-only port.
>> Most of the code was cribbed from the serial port driver.
> SeaBIOS writes debugging info to port 0x0402. Unfortunately, qemu has
> to be recompiled in order to display this info. Will your patch
> enable one to get at the 0x0402 data without recompiling?
H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.