[SeaBIOS] [QEMU v6 PATCH 00/17] SMBIOS: build full tables in QEMU

Gabriel L. Somlo gsomlo at gmail.com
Mon Apr 14 22:54:54 CEST 2014

New in version 6 of the patch set:

  - down to 17 patches (squashed adding spec v2.4 fields
    in together with adding v2.8 fields further down).

  - switching to monolithic aggregate tables plus entry point
    in patch 11/17, right after accomplishing full SeaBIOS
    compatibility (in 10/17).

  - Type 0 (bios info) structure continues to be optional. The BIOS
    is expected to supply its own Type 0 structure unless we force
    one to be provided via the command line.

On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 11:14:08AM +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> I also think we should continue providing the tables one-by-one using
> the old interface, at least for a transition period, so older seabios
> versions continue to work.

Is *this* a hard requirement for merging ? I'm currently brainstorming
for ways to do this that won't be horrifyingly ugly, but so far everything
I managed to come up with makes me want to scratch my eyes out :)


Gabriel L. Somlo (17):
  SMBIOS: Rename smbios_set_type1_defaults() for more general use
  SMBIOS: Use macro to set smbios defaults
  SMBIOS: Use bitmaps to check for smbios table collisions
  SMBIOS: Add code to build full smbios tables; build type 2 table
  SMBIOS: Build full tables for types 0 and 1
  SMBIOS: Remove unused code for passing individual fields to bios
  SMBIOS: Build full type 3 table
  SMBIOS: Build full type 4 tables
  SMBIOS: Build full smbios memory tables (type 16, 17, 19, and 20)
  SMBIOS: Build full tables for type 32 and 127
  SMBIOS: Generate aggregate smbios tables, including entry point
  SMBIOS: Remove SeaBIOS compatibility quirks
  SMBIOS: Stop including type 20 tables
  SMBIOS: Use e820 memory map to generate type 19 tables
  SMBIOS: Update type 3 definition to smbios spec v2.7
  SMBIOS: Update type 4 definition to smbios spec v2.6
  SMBIOS: Update memory table types (16, 17, and 19) to smbios spec v2.8

 hw/i386/pc.c             |  35 ++-
 hw/i386/pc_piix.c        |  14 +-
 hw/i386/pc_q35.c         |  10 +-
 hw/i386/smbios.c         | 762 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------
 include/hw/i386/pc.h     |   2 +
 include/hw/i386/smbios.h |  98 ++++--
 6 files changed, 745 insertions(+), 176 deletions(-)


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