[SeaBIOS] [Qemu-devel] [Resend][Seabios PATCH] don't boot from un-selected devices

Gerd Hoffmann kraxel at redhat.com
Wed Dec 19 08:38:13 CET 2012

On 12/19/12 08:24, Amos Kong wrote:
> Current seabios will try to boot from selected devices first,
> if they are all failed, seabios will also try to boot from
> un-selected devices.
> For example:
> @ qemu-kvm -boot order=n,menu=on ...
> Guest will boot from network first, if it's failed, guest will try to
> boot from other un-selected devices (floppy, cdrom, disk) one by one.
> Sometimes, user don't want to boot from some devices. This patch changes
> seabios to boot only from selected devices.

I think (i.e. I didn't test) the patch breaks booting if the user didn't
explicitly specify a boot device.


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