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Bug 1058696 - seabios can not recognize system disk with >=22 nec-usb-xhci
Summary: seabios can not recognize system disk with >=22 nec-usb-xhci
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: seabios
Version: 7.0
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Gerd Hoffmann
QA Contact: Virtualization Bugs
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-01-28 11:33 UTC by Jun Li
Modified: 2015-03-05 08:15 UTC (History)
14 users (show)

Fixed In Version: seabios-1.7.5-1.el7
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2015-03-05 08:15:02 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2015:0345 normal SHIPPED_LIVE seabios bug fix and enhancement update 2015-03-05 12:27:47 UTC

Description Jun Li 2014-01-28 11:33:33 UTC
Description of problem:
seabios can not recognize system disk with >=22 nec-usb-xhci.
System disk is scsi-hd.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot guest with the following script.
# sh 22
# cat 
#! /bin/sh
CLI="/usr/libexec/qemu-kvm -M q35 -m 4G -smp 4,socket=2,core=2,thread=1 -nodefaults \
-device virtio-scsi-pci,bus=pcie.0,id=scsi,addr=0x6 \
-drive file=/home/juli/rhel7.0.qcow2,format=qcow2,if=none,media=disk,id=aa \
-device scsi-hd,drive=aa,id=sys-image,bootindex=0 \
-boot menu=on,strict=on \
-monitor stdio \
-serial unix:/tmp/ttyS0,server,nowait \
-spice port=5931,disable-ticketing \
-vga qxl -global qxl-vga.revision=3 "
#CLI="$CLI -device ioh3420,bus=pcie.0,id=root.0 "
#CLI="$CLI -device x3130-upstream,bus=root.0,id=upstream1,multifunction=on "
for ((i=1;i<$NUM;i++)); do
    CLI="$CLI -device nec-usb-xhci,bus=pcie.0,id=xhci$i"
    CLI="$CLI -drive file=/home/juli/usb-storages/usb$i,if=none,format=qcow2,id=aa-usb$i,media=disk"
    CLI="$CLI -device usb-storage,drive=aa-usb$i,port=1,id=device-usb$i,serial=usb_controller$i"
# cat
#! /bin/sh
if [ -d $USB_STORAGE_DIR ]; then
    rm -fr $USB_STORAGE_DIR
    mkdir -p $USB_STORAGE_DIR
    mkdir -p $USB_STORAGE_DIR

for ((i=1;i<=256;i++)); do
    qemu-img create -f qcow2 $USB_STORAGE_DIR/usb$i 100M

Actual results:
seabios can not recognize the system disk.

Expected results:
seabios can recognize the system disk, and can boot guest as normal.

Additional info:

Comment 2 Gerd Hoffmann 2014-01-28 11:51:43 UTC
Most likely seabios is running out of low memory.

Comment 3 Gerd Hoffmann 2014-05-27 14:43:47 UTC
Can you retest with 1.7.5 rebase builds please?

Comment 5 Jun Li 2014-05-28 07:42:43 UTC
(In reply to Gerd Hoffmann from comment #3)
> Can you retest with 1.7.5 rebase builds please?

Retest with above builds(, guest can boot up successfully with the same cli as comment #0.

# rpm -qa|grep seabios

Best Regards,
Jun Li

Comment 6 FuXiangChun 2014-07-30 03:09:08 UTC
reproduce this bug with seabios- & qemu-kvm-1.5.3-60.el7.x86_64.

according to comment0's steps. 
#sh 22

1.HMP output

Press F12 for boot menu.

Searching bootorder for: HALT
drive 0x000fdbe0: PCHS=0/0/0 translation=lba LCHS=1024/32/63 s=2097152
drive 0x000fdbb0: PCHS=0/0/0 translation=lba LCHS=1024/32/63 s=2097152
drive 0x000fdb80: PCHS=0/0/0 translation=lba LCHS=1024/32/63 s=2097152
drive 0x000fdb50: PCHS=0/0/0 translation=lba LCHS=1024/32/63 s=2097152
Running option rom at ca00:0003
Space available for UMB: 000cc800-000e0000
Returned 16384 bytes of ZoneHigh
e820 map has 9 items:
  0: 0000000000000000 - 000000000009fc00 = 1 RAM
  1: 000000000009fc00 - 00000000000a0000 = 2 RESERVED
  2: 00000000000f0000 - 0000000000100000 = 2 RESERVED
  3: 0000000000100000 - 000000007fff4000 = 1 RAM
  4: 000000007fff4000 - 0000000080000000 = 2 RESERVED
  5: 00000000b0000000 - 00000000c0000000 = 2 RESERVED
  6: 00000000feffc000 - 00000000ff000000 = 2 RESERVED
  7: 00000000fffc0000 - 0000000100000000 = 2 RESERVED
  8: 0000000100000000 - 0000000180000000 = 1 RAM
enter handle_19:
No bootable device.

verify with with seabios-1.7.5-1.el7.x86_64.

Tested sh 22~26

guest boot successfully. 

so, this issue has gone.

Comment 8 juzhang 2015-01-16 02:51:34 UTC
Please have a look comment7.

Best Regards,

Comment 9 Xiaoqing Wei 2015-01-22 08:11:57 UTC
Based on C#6, this issue has been resolved in seabios-1.7.5-1.el7.x86_64

Moving to VERIFIED.

Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2015-03-05 08:15:02 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

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