[SeaBIOS] RFC: Add a new boot parameter to set delay time before seabios retry to boot

Amos Kong akong at redhat.com
Thu Sep 6 06:15:13 CEST 2012

Hi all,

Seabios supports automatically reboot after X second delay on failed 
boot [1],
I want to add a parameter for qemu, it's used put a boot parameter into 
for seabios to set the delay time.

# qemu ... -boot order=n,menu=on,delay=5 ...

Comments & suggestions ? Thanks!

[1] commit b8fcf46826e77c835da0ad8127a17895bb2e2fca
Author: Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net>
Date:   Sat May 12 22:12:22 2012 -0400

     Automatically reboot after 60 second delay on failed boot.

     If no valid boot devices are found, display the error for 60 seconds
     (by default) and then reboot.  This enables a periodic retry in case
     one of the boot devices is still coming online.

     Signed-off-by: Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net>


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