[SeaBIOS] [Xen-devel] SeaBIOS causing Xen HVM VCPU Triple fault
mjt at tls.msk.ru
Fri Feb 7 11:21:30 CET 2014
07.02.2014 14:19, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-02-07 at 02:05 +0400, Michael Tokarev wrote:
>> Meanwhile I just uploaded another release of seabios to
>> Debian archive which brings size of bios.bin back to 128Kb,
>> by disabling XCHI (usb3.0) and PVSCSI -- 1.7.4-3.
>> So things should be working fine on debian side again now
>> (at least on sid), even without patching xen.
>> And it looks like we should re-think what we remove from
>> our (qemu) "stripped-down" bios - as it turns out, Xen
>> actually uses bios from qemu unchanged... But it is
>> really really fragile - on my build (gcc 4.7), with 2
>> options removed, 128Kb is 99.7% used ;)
> Do the seabios packages also produce a non-stripped down seabios for
> newer qemu? If so then I think the Xen package should just pick that one
> up instead.
Sure it should and hopefully will in a near future. But I also want
to support pain-free upgrades, so it is better if old xen works with
new seabios at least for some time.
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