[SeaBIOS] Xen Hypervisor and Disk Drive Layer

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Wed May 4 01:47:19 CEST 2011

On Tue, May 03, 2011 at 09:32:45AM +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>   Hi,
> >I am going to write new code to allow SeaBios to use the split-driver
> >model of Xen to write directly to the back-end device of Xen using
> >shared memory, but was wondering if I could leverage the drive
> >abstraction layer that SeaBIOS has for hard drives?
> I strongly recommend doing that.  SeaBIOS can handle all disks at
> the same time then, no matter whenever they are ide, virtio or xen.
> It is also much more likely that your patch will be accepted for
> upstream seabios.



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