Re: Freeze during booting of ASUS F2A85-M motherboard with Coreboot

From: Piotr Kubaj <>
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:10:29 +0200
Problem is, my serial console cable (USB<->RS232, because I don't have
RS232 port in my computers), seems to be broken, so I'm only attaching
verbose boot log from stock UEFI.

I have also found a great website ( ) which seems to
contain working Coreboot configs. I am going to try it tomorrow.

On 09/27/16 10:45 PM, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Tuesday, September 27, 2016 10:31:24 PM Piotr Kubaj wrote:
>> No, I get only messages about allocating window.
>> On 09/26/16 22:48, John Baldwin wrote:
>>> On Wednesday, September 21, 2016 11:19:05 AM Piotr Kubaj wrote:
>>>> I'm trying to boot the ASUS F2A85-M board with flashed Coreboot 4.4 and
>>>> SeaBIOS 1.9.1 as a payload.
>>>> This board works nicely with stock UEFI, it can also boot Slackware 14.2
>>>> from Coreboot with SeaBIOS without any issues.
>>>> But it seems to have problems with FreeBSD (I've tried 11.0-RC3 and
>>>> later 12.0-CURRENT). That's why I'm posting it here, instead of Coreboot
>>>> mailing lists.
>>>> Booting freezes after printing:
>>>> pcib1: failed to allocate initial I/O port window: 0x1000-0x1fff
>>> Do you get this message in a verbose dmesg with the stock UEFI?
> Are you able to capture a full verbose dmesg via a serial console or the like
> that would really help as it may be that we are seeing a resource conflict
> with the way Coreboot sets up the PCI bridge windows and then disabling
> an I/O window that happens to break something.  A verbose dmesg from the
> stock UEFI would also be useful, though it is less important.

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