Latest Attempt at GENODE on NOVA

Lonnie Cumberland lonnie at ...218...
Sat Dec 28 22:04:54 CET 2013

Hi Norman,

your Qemu output looks quite fine - similar to the output of my
> (successful) test. Both USB mouse and keyboard are detected by the USB
> driver. I have to click into the Qemu window to move Genode's mouse
> cursor though.
Yes, when I also click in the Qemu window it lose the mouse and keyboard is

> Just as a guess regarding your test machine, maybe the failure is caused
> by the use of the IOMMU, which is enabled for NOVA by default? To rule
> out this possible problem, could you please try to remove the "iommu"
> argument from the NOVA hypervisor by editing the line 76 of
> base-nova/run/env as follows:
>      puts $fh " module /hypervisor iommu serial"
>  ->  puts $fh " module /hypervisor serial"
Tried this test with no changes in the results.

> As another test, you could restrict the USB driver to not touch USB 3.0
> by removing the 'xhci="yes"' configuration at ports/run/ line 251:
>      <config uhci="yes" ehci="yes" xhci="yes">
>  ->  <config uhci="yes" ehci="yes">
When I did this text, Genode would not go into graphics mode just

<config uhci="yes" ehci="yes">

I had to use the below in order for it go display the graphics mode and

 <config uhci="yes" ehci="yes" xhci="no">

> For getting deeper insights into what does wrong on your test machine,
> I'd recommend to use Intel AMT to capture the serial output of the
> machine over the network.
I will have to look into this more as I have not used it.


> Cheers
> Norman
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