Bug#652593: grub-pc: fails to boot with "unaligned pointer" on KVM

Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko phcoder at gmail.com
Sat Jan 14 21:24:24 UTC 2012

On 07.01.2012 18:38, Uli Martens wrote:
> Package: grub-pc
> Version: 1.98+20100804-14+squeeze1
> Severity: normal
> I'm getting the same effects on a squeeze system with qemu-kvm upgraded to a
> 0.14.1+dgsg-4 backport. I have not tested with squeeze's qemu-kvm. For me, the exact pointer address reported differs, but changing the virtual machine's graphics adapter from vmvga to cirrus works for me, too.
> The full error message shown is:
> | unaligned pointer 0x8ef30002
> | Aborted. Press any key to exit.
> Pressing any key does not seem to do anything...
> I'm not sure whether this is a bug in grub-pc, qemu-kvm or vgabios, so I'm not reassigning it.
I would need grub.cfg.
> Best regards,
> Uli
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Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko

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