[SeaBIOS] [PATCH 2/2] accept MADT over fw_cfg
kevin at koconnor.net
Sun Mar 24 22:55:22 CET 2013
On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 09:45:54PM +0200, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 03:21:08PM -0400, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 09:14:47PM +0200, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > > I don't exactly understand what do you mean by "file".
> > A fw_cfg entry added using QEMU's fw_cfg_add_file() instead of
> > fw_cfg_add_bytes().
> Looks good overall. Some further proposals:
> 1. I think we need runtime patching so we'll need
> another one that adds stuff from memory but yes it
> can look like a file for seabios.
> 2. paths exposed to seabios are relative at the moment.
> So "acpi/*" ?
fw_cfg_add_file() does read from memory. It's not tied to the host
filesystem or guest filesystem.
> 3. add option to disable builtin tables at compile time
> 4. to keep the ability to develop seabios code
> in-tree, make it depend on compile option
> disabled by default.
> 5. similarly in QEMU, put code there disabled first,
> so developers can play with it.
> 6. when all is ready, flip the switch to enable in both places.
Sure - we can do that if needed.
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