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

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Tue Oct 12 19:45:58 CEST 2010

On 10/12/2010 10:41 AM, Gleb Natapov wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 10:35:51AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> On real hardware it is shared between BIOS and the OS, actually.
> Guest OS can write in qemu CMOS too. But what is it useful for? Most of
> its content is not standard AFAIK.

This is true to some extent -- there is some standard content, and some
further can be described via ACPI tables.  However, my point was mostly
that it is an existing model for nonvolatile storage which also works on
hardware (and is vastly simpler albeit smaller in size than ESCD).


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