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Re: [Qemu-devel] OEM Windows in Qemu

From: Stefan Hajnoczi
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] OEM Windows in Qemu
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2011 09:49:52 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 12:09:41AM -0700, address@hidden wrote:
> <html><body><span style="font-family:Verdana; color:#000000; 
> font-size:10pt;"><div>I've been trying for several days now to get my OEM 
> copy of Windows XP to pre-activate properly in Qemu-kvm.&nbsp; I saw the 
> instructions for patching the seabios here:</div><div><a 
> href="http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2011-03/msg03080.html";>http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2011-03/msg03080.html</a><br></div><div><br></div><div>That
>  seems to have worked as expected.&nbsp; When I boot, it shows the newly 
> compiled BIOS, but Windows fails to detect the SLIC codes which I copied from 
> my working Dell system as per the instructions.&nbsp; My research so far has 
> turned up the existence of multiple versions of SLP/SLIC which I think may 
> account for this.</div><div><br></div><div>Can anyone confirm what version of 
> SLP the patch posted to this list is effective at emulating?&nbsp; Is there 
> an easy way to modify the patch to support a different version of 
> SLP?</div><div><br></div><div>I've installed several low level BIOS scanning 
> tools in the VM to troubleshoot and gather information.&nbsp; None of the 
> tools I've used (OEMSCAN, Oembios) show a valid SLP 1.0 OEM data in the 
> BIOS/RAM.&nbsp; But another tool (ReadWrite) shows a valid Dell SLP 2.0 
> signature.&nbsp; This leads me to believe that either I didn't copy the right 
> SLIC information from my Dell PC or the patch is set up to create SLP 2.0 and 
> not 1.0.</div><div><br></div><div>Any advice or help would be 
> appreciated.</div><div><br></div><div>Brian<br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div></span></body></html>

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