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* ATA DMA and bus-mastering support
 
* ATA DMA and bus-mastering support
 
* Several bug fixes and code cleanups
 
* Several bug fixes and code cleanups
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= SeaBIOS 0.5.0 =
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Available on 20091218.  Major changes in this release:
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* Several enhancements ported from the Bochs BIOS derived code in qemu and kvm
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* Support for parallel hardware initialization to reduce bootup times
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* Enable PCI option rom support by default (Bochs users must now enable CONFIG_OPTIONROMS_DEPLOYED in src/config.h).  Support added for extracting option roms from qemu "fw_cfg".
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* Initial support for USB keyboards
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* SeaBIOS can now be greater than 64K
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* Support for permanent low memory allocations
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* APIC "local interrupts" now enabled in SeaBIOS (on emulators)

Revision as of 05:52, 9 January 2010

History of SeaBIOS releases. Please see Download for information on obtaining these releases.

SeaBIOS 0.5.1

Available on 20100108. Major changes in this release:

  • Support for 32bit PCI BIOS
  • Support for int1589 calls
  • MPTable fixes for OpenBSD
  • ATA DMA and bus-mastering support
  • Several bug fixes and code cleanups

SeaBIOS 0.5.0

Available on 20091218. Major changes in this release:

  • Several enhancements ported from the Bochs BIOS derived code in qemu and kvm
  • Support for parallel hardware initialization to reduce bootup times
  • Enable PCI option rom support by default (Bochs users must now enable CONFIG_OPTIONROMS_DEPLOYED in src/config.h). Support added for extracting option roms from qemu "fw_cfg".
  • Initial support for USB keyboards
  • SeaBIOS can now be greater than 64K
  • Support for permanent low memory allocations
  • APIC "local interrupts" now enabled in SeaBIOS (on emulators)