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[Xen-ia64-devel] Re: Booting Windows on Open Source GFW

To: "Zhang, Xing Z" <xing.z.zhang@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-ia64-devel] Re: Booting Windows on Open Source GFW
From: Tristan Gingold <tgingold@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2007 03:17:10 +0200
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On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 06:02:59PM +0800, Zhang, Xing Z wrote:
> Hi Tristan:
>       After some investigations, I found the cause of "iim=0000000000000000 - 
> jump to iip=0000000000000000 ipsr=0000120000006038 iim=0000000000000000 - 
> jump to iip=0000000000000000 ipsr=0000140000006038" issue.
> But the global variable "gBrowser" is NULL in executing time. At early stage, 
> "gBrowser" is initialized by InitializeFrontPage() which essentially calls  
> gBS->LocateProtocol(). This function failed to initialize "gBrowser" because 
> EfiFormBrowserProtocol is not installed (GUID is 
> E5A1333E-E1B4-4D55-CEEB-35C3EF133443 1F16F8A8 ). EfiFormBrowserProtocol is 
> corresponding to SetupBrowser.dll which can't be produced during compiling 
> time.

This is quiet logical and a good news.

> So we must get a method to resolve the problem that SetupBrower.dll compiling 
> issue under Linux. Any comment?

I have sent you (privately) SetupBrowser.efi, so that you can go further.
IIRC, SetupBrowser.dll is built but fwimage fails to build the .efi file.
You can try to debug fwimage or you can send to me SetupBrowser.dll and I will
try to understand the failure reason.


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