[SeaBIOS] [Qemu-devel] RFC: Add a new boot parameter to set delay time before seabios retry to boot
aliguori at us.ibm.com
Thu Sep 6 15:36:24 CEST 2012
Amos Kong <akong at redhat.com> writes:
> Hi all,
> Seabios supports automatically reboot after X second delay on failed
> boot ,
> 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!
Why use a file and not just a key/value?
>  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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