seabios - Open-source legacy BIOS implementation

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 7
Repository CentOS x86_64
Package name seabios
Package version 1.11.0
Package release 2.el7
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 42.34 KB
Download size 29.46 KB
Official Mirror
SeaBIOS is an open-source legacy BIOS implementation which can be used as
a coreboot payload. It implements the standard BIOS calling interfaces
that a typical x86 proprietary BIOS implements.


Package Version Architecture Repository
seabios - - -


Name Value
seabios-bin = 1.11.0-2.el7
seavgabios-bin = 1.11.0-2.el7


Name Value
seabios = 1.11.0-2.el7
seabios(x86-64) = 1.11.0-2.el7


Type URL
Binary Package seabios-1.11.0-2.el7.x86_64.rpm
Source Package seabios-1.11.0-2.el7.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install seabios rpm package:

# yum install seabios




2018-01-30 - Miroslav Rezanina <> - 1.11.0-2.el7
- seabios-pci-fix-io-hints-capability-for-RedHat-PCI-bridges.patch [bz#1523166]
- Resolves: bz#1523166
([Q35] guest kernel panic when boot with 9 nics)
2017-11-15 - Miroslav Rezanina <> - 1.11.0-1.el7
- Rebase to 1.11.0 [bz#1470751]
- Resolves: bz#1470751
(Rebase seabios for RHEL-7.5)
2017-10-20 - Miroslav Rezanina <> - 1.10.2-5.el7
- seabios-boot-Rename-drive_g-to-drive.patch [bz#1452603]
- seabios-disk-Don-t-require-the-struct-drive_s-to-be-in-the-f.patch [bz#1452603]
- seabios-block-Rename-disk_op_s-drive_gf-to-drive_fl.patch [bz#1452603]
- seabios-virtio-Allocate-drive_s-storage-in-low-memory.patch [bz#1452603]
- Resolves: bz#1452603
(can't bootup from image when attached multi-virtio-scsi disks with multi-luns)
2017-09-28 - Wainer dos Santos Moschetta <> - 1.10.2-4.el7
- seabios-virtio-IOMMU-support.patch [bz#1463163, bz#1467811]
- Resolves: bz#1463163
(Guest OS will down when disk enable the IOMMU for Virtio)
- Resolves: bz#1467811
(Guest OS will down when disk enable the IOMMU for virtio-scsi)
2017-05-12 - Miroslav Rezanina <> - 1.10.2-3.el7
- seabios-blockcmd-accept-only-disks-and-CD-ROMs.patch [bz#1020622]
- seabios-blockcmd-generic-SCSI-luns-enumeration.patch [bz#1020622]
- seabios-virtio-scsi-enumerate-luns-with-REPORT-LUNS.patch [bz#1020622]
- seabios-usb-uas-enumerate-luns-with-REPORT-LUNS.patch [bz#1020622]
- Resolves: bz#1020622
(seabios fail to recognize virtio-scsi device if specify LUN not 0)
2017-03-30 - Miroslav Rezanina <> - 1.10.2-2.el7
- seabios-resume-Don-t-attempt-to-use-generic-reboot-mechanism.patch [bz#1428347]
- Resolves: bz#1428347
(reboot hangs on rhel6 machine types (~1/20 times))
2017-03-10 - Miroslav Rezanina <> - 1.10.2-1.el7
- Rebase to 1.10.2 [bz#1392821]
- Resolves:  bz#1392821
(Rebase seabios to 1.10.1)
2017-02-03 - Miroslav Rezanina <> - 1.10.1-2.el7
- seabios-smm-disable-by-default.patch [bz#1378006]
- seabios-ahci-Set-upper-32-bit-registers-to-zero.patch [bz#1418320]
- Resolves: bz#1378006
(guest paused on target host sometimes when do migration during guest boot)
- Resolves: bz#1418320
(Seabios does not fully reset AHCI adapters)
2017-01-10 - Miroslav Rezanina <> - 1.10.1-1.el7
- Rebase to seabios 1.10.1 [bz#1392821]
- Resolves: bz#1392821
(Rebase seabios to 1.10.1)
2016-11-29 - Miroslav Rezanina <> - 1.9.1-5.el7_3.1
- seabios-vgabios-Reorder-video-modes-to-work-around-a-Windows.patch [bz#1392028]
- Resolves: bz#1392028
([virtio-win][svvp][ws2016] cannot generate dump file when using nmi on ws2016 and win10-32/64)

See Also

Package Description
seabios-bin-1.11.0-2.el7.noarch.rpm Seabios for x86
seahorse-3.20.0-1.el7.x86_64.rpm A GNOME application for managing encryption keys
seahorse-nautilus-3.11.92-11.el7.x86_64.rpm PGP encryption and signing for nautilus
seahorse-sharing-3.8.0-3.el7.x86_64.rpm Sharing of PGP public keys via DNS-SD and HKP
seavgabios-bin-1.11.0-2.el7.noarch.rpm Seavgabios for x86
sed-4.2.2-5.el7.x86_64.rpm A GNU stream text editor
selinux-policy-3.13.1-229.el7.noarch.rpm SELinux policy configuration
selinux-policy-devel-3.13.1-229.el7.noarch.rpm SELinux policy devel
selinux-policy-doc-3.13.1-229.el7.noarch.rpm SELinux policy documentation
selinux-policy-minimum-3.13.1-229.el7.noarch.rpm SELinux minimum base policy
selinux-policy-mls-3.13.1-229.el7.noarch.rpm SELinux mls base policy
selinux-policy-sandbox-3.13.1-229.el7.noarch.rpm SELinux policy sandbox
selinux-policy-targeted-3.13.1-229.el7.noarch.rpm SELinux targeted base policy
sendmail-8.14.7-5.el7.x86_64.rpm A widely used Mail Transport Agent (MTA)
sendmail-cf-8.14.7-5.el7.noarch.rpm The files needed to reconfigure Sendmail