[SeaBIOS] [PATCH 2/2] accept MADT over fw_cfg

Gerd Hoffmann kraxel at redhat.com
Thu Mar 21 13:49:36 CET 2013


>>> How about we don't bother to determine this at runtime at all?
>> Because it will be a PITA for testers + developers to figure the correct
>> .config switches of the day during the transition phase?
> Why is it a PITA?  Are you developing QEMU?  Just use the makefile from
> roms/config.seabios Are you using QEMU binary?  Just use the defaults.

SeaBIOS binaries are running on a wide range of qemu versions today.
Changing that is a big deal.  People are not used to it, and even when
writing it to the README people will stumble over it.  It also is pretty
inconvenient in a number of cases.  For starters the usual way to
package seabios and qemu in distros is to have separate packages ...


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