[SeaBIOS] RFE: Print amount of RAM

Igor Galić i.galic at brainsware.org
Thu Feb 23 11:35:04 CET 2012

Cross posting from seabios@

> > Now I'd like to ask you guys if you could print the amount
> > of RAM available -- like most other BIOSes out there already
> > do - it would be extremely helpful to aid troubleshooting.
> SeaBIOS boots too fast for anything useful to be seen on the screen.
> That said, one can add "-chardev stdio,id=seabios -device
> isa-debugcon,iobase=0x402,chardev=seabios" to the qemu command line
> to
> see the SeaBIOS debugging output.  That output has the memory info
> and much more.

I guess that's then something to propose for libvirt as RFE
as an extra argument for <bios useserial='yes' /> we could
introduce <bios useserial='debug' /> perhaps.

> -Kevin

Thanks Kevin.

So long,


Igor Galić

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