[SeaBIOS] [Qemu-devel] [RFC] Passing boot order from qemu to seabios

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Tue Oct 12 01:16:21 CEST 2010

On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 07:04:25PM +0200, Gleb Natapov wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 12:01:58PM -0500, Anthony Liguori wrote:
> > On 10/11/2010 10:52 AM, Stefan Hajnoczi wrote:
> > >SeaBIOS may do that but gPXE internally just probes all PCI devices.
> > >It does not take advantage of the PCI bus/addr/fn that was passed to
> > >the option ROM.  A gPXE instance will try booting from each available
> > >NIC in sequence.
> > 
> > It still registers a BEV entry though, no?
> > 
> > Does it at least try to boot from the PCI bus/addr/fn of the
> > selected BEV entry?
> > 
> I think so. Kevin will know for sure.

SeaBIOS will register a BEV for each gPXE option rom it finds, and the
user may choose which BEV to run first.  I don't know if gPXE cares
if different BEVs are run though.


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