[SeaBIOS] Proper support for PCI-based option rom loading (was Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: qdev property bug?)

Michael S. Tsirkin mst at redhat.com
Wed Dec 16 15:14:40 CET 2009

On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 09:12:21AM -0500, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 03:52:34PM +0200, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > I am mostly concerned with migrating between qemu versions with
> > different roms, while guest was in the middle of running ROM.
> > This might be solved if we migrated ROM content together with
> > the device and put some padding in ROM content so that
> > size can be kept constant.
> SeaBIOS will always copy the roms into the 0xc0000-0xf0000 memory area
> (regardless of CONFIG_OPTIONROMS_DEPLOYED).  So, if one migrates a
> machine while running a rom, the memory holding the rom should get
> migrated with everything else.
> -Kevin

Ah, cool. We still have the issue of migrating while ROM is being
read, but this bug existed already.


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