[SeaBIOS] SeaBIOS release for QEMU 1.3 (was Re: [PATCH] esp: enable busmaster)

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Wed Nov 21 02:43:32 CET 2012

On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 06:42:25PM +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> Il 20/11/2012 18:33, Paolo Bonzini ha scritto:
> > The HBA does DMA, thus we must enable the busmaster bit,
> > otherwise dma access will fail with recent qemu versions.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini at redhat.com>
> As usual we forget to update SeaBIOS.  We probably want these two from Gerd:
> 7d05257 (lsi: enable busmaster, 2012-11-20)
> 455a7c8 (add acpi pmtimer support, 2012-09-06)
> and a matching patch to enable bus master DMA in esp.c (just submitted).
> The choice is between committing these three patches on top of 1.7.1, or
> just picking the top of the SeaBIOS tree.  There hasn't been much action
> since 1.7.1 (mostly SeaVGABIOS changes), so I prefer the latter.
> Kevin, are you okay with tagging SeaBIOS master as 1.7.2 one of these
> days?  Other opinions?

A new release can be produced if desired.  Given that there isn't much
new since 1.7.1 I too would prefer to just push forward to 1.7.2.


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