[SeaBIOS] [RFC] Passing boot order from qemu to seabios

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Oct 11 20:49:58 CEST 2010

On 10/11/2010 08:09 AM, Avi Kivity wrote:
> Instead of fwcfg, we should store the boot order in the bios.  This 
> allows seabios to implement persistent boot selection and control boot 
> order from within the guest.

Arguably, what is really needed is a well-defined CMOS or ESCD interface
that is exported via some kind of data structure.  This would allow
either preboot modification, BIOS-handled modification or guest OS
modification of the configuration.


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