[SeaBIOS] [PATCH] config: add coreboot / qemu choice

Ian Campbell ijc at hellion.org.uk
Tue Nov 6 11:16:55 CET 2012

On Mon, 2012-11-05 at 13:08 +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> Il 05/11/2012 05:27, Kevin O'Connor ha scritto:
> > On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 11:28:32AM +0100, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> >> Makes the config less confusing as we don't have to
> >> use "!COREBOOT" if we wanna say "QEMU".
> > 
> > The change is fine, but I'm not sure about using CONFIG_QEMU.  There
> > are several other system emulators that use the same mode (eg, bochs,
> > xen, kvm).
> Note that Xen and KVM are also using QEMU nowadays.

The patch adds a "depends QEMU" to the Xen option, which I haven't tried
but it seems logical.

>   They used to have
> hypervisor-specific forks, but either they have been retired, or will be
> soon.

FWIW for Xen we use SeaBIOS only with the upstream qemu, the old fork
uses ROMBIOS and is in a purely maintenance mode so we won't be changing
the BIOS there.


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