[SeaBIOS] [PATCH v7 0/3] seabios: load acpi tables from qemu
Michael S. Tsirkin
mst at redhat.com
Tue Nov 5 16:33:53 CET 2013
On Tue, Nov 05, 2013 at 04:23:55PM +0100, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> On Di, 2013-11-05 at 14:59 +0200, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 03, 2013 at 04:30:32PM +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > > This is the seabios code that adds support for loading
> > > acpi tables from QEMU.
> > QEMU merged the required support by now.
> > Please merge the seabios bits too.
> Wow. Finally.
> Too bad it is that close to the qemu release. We've missed rc0 + rc1
> and doing a non-stable branch seabios update in qemu _now_ doesn't look
> like a good idea to me.
> Still it is a big step forward, even if the bios side will not be
> enabled yet in 1.7.0.
Absolutely: the main driver for 1.7.0 is alternative firmware,
in following releases we'll have new features building on this,
so we'll need an updated bios.
We should probably update the bios early in the 1.8 cycle.
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