[SeaBIOS] [PATCH 0/8] option rom loading overhaul.
kraxel at redhat.com
Fri Dec 18 17:34:45 CET 2009
On 12/18/09 15:35, Anthony Liguori wrote:
> I know this series carries a good bit of risk but I'd like to bring it
> in 0.12.0. Because this has a guest visible change to the PCI devices,
> we cannot carry it in stable-0.12 post release and I think the
> functionality it brings it's very important.
The guest visible change automatically raises the question:
Do we need to do something for -M pc-0.11? Like loading the pci roms
via fw_cfg too so the guest doesn't see the new pci rom bar?
Oh, and while thinking about compatibility issues: What about
migration? I think we have to save rom_offset in case $pcidevice has a
rom bar, otherwise your roms are gone after migration. Which you
wouldn't notice until reboot though.
Is 0.11 -> 0.12 migration supposed to work? That could become quite
nasty too. But maybe that is impossible anyway due to the switch to
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