[SeaBIOS] [SeaBIOS PATCH v2] boot: support strict boot and make it configurable

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Sat Jan 12 23:01:59 CET 2013

On Wed, Jan 09, 2013 at 01:03:37PM +0800, Amos Kong wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 11:00:42PM -0500, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 08:55:40AM +0800, Amos Kong wrote:
> > > Current seabios will try to boot from selected devices first,
> > > if they are all failed, seabios will also try to boot from
> > > un-selected devices.
> > I think it would be simpler to use the existing bootorder file instead
> > of introducing a new "boot-strict" file.  Something like the below
> > (untested).
> Thanks for your patch. It's good. I thought you suggest me to add a
> new type, and bootentry_add unselected devices to HALT type.
> I did a simple test, patch works. I will re-post this patch and change
> qemu code to use this new type.

Thanks.  I committed my patch.


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