[vbox-dev] update UEFI VBoxPkg

KESHAV P.R. skodabenz at gmail.com
Mon May 2 07:28:08 GMT 2011

Hi Rosen,
               I don't understand what you mean by startup. But the
code in question already exists at
. I just want to compile it. I also don't know programming but i do
know how to compile and use this firmware many many other FOSS


On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 21:05, Rosen Sharma <rosen.sharma at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Keshav,
>    Saw your post below. Would you be interested in a startup opportunity?
> Regards
> Rosen
> On May 1, 2011 5:32 AM, "KESHAV P.R." <skodabenz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I tried to compile VBoxPkg uefi firmware but found out that
>> it requires mingw-w64 and has not been updated since 2010. Right now
>> OVMF in edk2 is able to compile with native gcc 4.4 to 4.6 in linux
>> and there have been many updates to ovmf including a native ata+ahci
>> drivers in MdeModulePkg and new UEFI Shell (ShellBinPkg). Can you guys
>> please update the patches to latest edk2 changes and also enable
>> compile using native gcc.
>> If this is not possible, can i use unmodified ovmf fd file in VBox, if
>> so how. I mainly want to test Linux (Fedora, Ubuntu, Archlinux using
>> grub2, and maybe Windows 7 x64) booting and I am not bothered about
>> Mac booting. Thanks in advance.
>> Regards.
>> Keshav
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