Bug #279

All hp snb_ivb_laptops: Windows 10 & 7 BSOD

Added by Babble Bones over 1 year ago. Updated about 1 year ago.

Status:NewStart date:08/17/2020
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:Iru Cai% Done:


Target version:-


All HP laptops seem to blue screen due to some ACPI issue. Hoping to hear from Iru if is aware of what's missing.


#1 Updated by Paul Menzel over 1 year ago

Please mention the exact coreboot version, and payload with version.

Also, please transcribe the BSOD messages (error codes).

#2 Updated by Babble Bones over 1 year ago

Sorry for the wait I got the error codes from the bluescreen here:


According to a statement on the old wiki:
Parameter1 == 0x00001000 means that some memory resource is claimed by ACPI that, according to memory tables, belongs to the OS. Parameter3 is the start address, Parameter4 is the length of the range. They can probably be found somewhere in the ASL code.

I ran into this bug as far back as the initial 8770w workstation commit @ 8a2b7f31fb28b35c6a3ffa1c01dd1c26bc925638 when I first tried an HP build, it appears to happen with both Tianocore & SeaBIOS, grub has a separate freezing issue with hp notebooks, version I'm using is git master.

#3 Updated by Iru Cai about 1 year ago

I don't know about Windows 7 because I've never successfully booted it on hardware running coreboot. But Windows 8.1 is fine when using SeaBIOS (with VGA BIOS) and Tianocore (using libgfxinit) payload on my 2560p when I try to use Windows on this laptop these two days.
However, I've found some ACPI issues. Windows shutdown cannot power down the machine, and Windows says no batteries are connected.
8770w may be another story because it has a discrete graphics card.

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