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authorBin Meng <bmeng.cn@gmail.com>2016-05-11 07:45:08 -0700
committerBin Meng <bmeng.cn@gmail.com>2016-05-23 15:18:00 +0800
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x86: doc: Mention Ubuntu/Windows installation and boot support
As of now, U-Boot can support installing and booting Ubuntu/Windows with the help of SeaBIOS. Update the documentation. Signed-off-by: Bin Meng <bmeng.cn@gmail.com> Reviewed-by: Simon Glass <sjg@chromium.org>
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@@ -1004,12 +1004,14 @@ in the future. The status as of today is:
* Support one static DSDT table only, compiled by Intel ACPI compiler.
* Support S0/S5, reboot and shutdown from OS.
* Support booting a pre-installed Ubuntu distribution via 'zboot' command.
+ * Support installing and booting Ubuntu 14.04 (or above) from U-Boot with
+ the help of SeaBIOS using legacy interface (non-UEFI mode).
+ * Support installing and booting Windows 8.1/10 from U-Boot with the help
+ of SeaBIOS using legacy interface (non-UEFI mode).
* Support ACPI interrupts with SCI only.
Features not supported so far (to make it a complete ACPI solution):
* S3 (Suspend to RAM), S4 (Suspend to Disk).
- * Install and boot Ubuntu 14.04 (or above) from U-Boot with legacy interface.
- * Install and boot Windows 8.1/10 from U-Boot with legacy interface.
Features that are optional:
* ACPI global NVS support. We may need it to simplify ASL code logic if
@@ -1021,8 +1023,10 @@ Features that are optional:
support SMI (a legacy-free system).
So far ACPI is enabled on BayTrail based boards. Testing was done by booting
-a pre-installed Ubuntu 14.04 from a SATA drive. Most devices seem to work
-correctly and the board can respond a reboot/shutdown command from Ubuntu.
+a pre-installed Ubuntu 14.04 from a SATA drive. Installing Ubuntu 14.04 and
+Windows 8.1/10 to a SATA drive and booting from there is also tested. Most
+devices seem to work correctly and the board can respond a reboot/shutdown
+command from the OS.
TODO List
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