[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 15:41:33 CET 2009

On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 03:41:22PM +0100, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> On 12/15/09 22:41, Anthony Liguori wrote:
>> BTW, I'm pretty sure this style of option rom loading (from a PCI
>> device) is going to be required for device passthrough if we want to
>> support running those roms in the guests.
> Well, qemu-kvm has quite some code to poke the rom out of /proc/bus/pci  
> and feed it into the rom loader.  All this can simply be dropped then.
> cheers
>   Gerd

It's probably safer not to assume that guest does not run
the rom directly.


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