[SeaBIOS] [PATCH] mark irq9 active high in DSDT

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Sat Oct 23 16:12:07 CEST 2010

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 12:07:17PM +0200, Avi Kivity wrote:
> How do we manage the stable series wrt this issue?
> qemu-kvm-0.12.5 has a regression within the stable series that this
> patch fixes.  qemu 0.12.5 does not, but only because it does not
> emulate polarity in the I/O APIC correctly.
> There are several paths we could take:
> - do nothing, bug is fixed in mainline
> - release a seabios 0.x.1 for qemu 0.13.1 with this patch
> - same, plus seabios 0.y.1 for qemu 0.12.6 with this patch
> - skip qemu (which is not truly affected), patch qemu-kvm's copy of
> seabios for both 0.12.z and 0.13.z
> The third option is the most "correct" from a release engineering
> point of view, but involves more work for everyone.

I'm okay with making tags and branches of seabios for bug fixes.  So
far qemu/kvm has just grabbed various builds of seabios - is it
worthwhile to branch off of the seabios-0.6.1 version - which would
mean qemu/kvm would pull in additional changes beyond the bug fix


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