[SeaBIOS] [Qemu-devel] seabios for qemu 1.5

Gerd Hoffmann kraxel at redhat.com
Mon May 27 08:17:31 CEST 2013


>> | commit 11a7234491cb2a027b0fa5e82af38a3e78b44c80
>> | Author: Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net>
>> | Date:   Tue Mar 5 17:52:21 2013 +0800
>> | 
>> |     Cache boot-fail-wait to avoid romfile access after POST.
>> | 
>> |     Memory allocated with malloc_tmp() can't be used after the POST phase.
>> |     So, access boot-fail-wait in post phase and store it for the boot
>> |     phase to use.  This fixes the regression introduced by commit
>> |     59d6ca52.
> This patch doesn't contain in seabios-, it wasn't contained in
> latest bios.bin of qemu, it caused 'strict boot' doesn't work.
>  # qemu -boot strict=on
> What can we do for this? push Kevin add this patch in stable branch
> and re-built bios.bin?

It's in the 1.7.2-stable branch meanwhile. isn't tagged yet
though.  It's going slower than usual, seems Kevin is a bit busy with
non-seabios things these days.

Once we have a release released I'll put updates into master and the
stable-1.5 branch.


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