[SeaBIOS] Advise on updating SeaBIOS in stable

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Thu Jan 14 14:46:37 CET 2010

On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 05:58:35PM -0600, Anthony Liguori wrote:
> I actually need the compiler fix to build on my laptop (F12) so I've
> included that too.  Care to take a look at
> git://git.qemu.org/seabios.git stable-0.5.0?  It survives some light
> testing and I'll be doing more thorough testing overnight.

I'd also include: 2ceeec9d, and 085debd9.  The first fixes a binutils
oddity, and the second is a straight-forward bug fix.

> If you want to add some more and/or tag a release, I'll resync again
> before cutting 0.12.2.
> >If you're looking to pull in 32bit pcibios support, then I don't think
> >it would be worthwhile to rebase to a stable branch, as the 32bit
> >pcibios support is easily the biggest user visible change in v0.5.1
> >(in the sense that Linux will call 32bit pcibios if it's available).
> Unless there's a strong demand for it, I'd like to hold off on 32bit
> pcibios support.

That makes sense.  I'll pull your branch into my tree as well.
However, I don't think I'll get time to look much closer at this until
tomorrow night.


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