[SeaBIOS] Delay next release

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Mon Nov 9 15:30:42 CET 2015

On Mon, Nov 09, 2015 at 08:44:12AM -0500, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> I was originally planning for a 1.9.0 release on Nov 6th.  However, a
> couple of issues were raised this past week (python2.7 dependency in
> buildversion.py, USB3 failures, reboot race condition).  As a result,
> I think we should push back the release a week (target Nov 16th).
> Here are my draft release notes for 1.9.0:
> * The default boot menu key is now the ESC key (instead of F12)
> * Initial support for Trusted Platform Module (TPM) hardware and BIOS calls
> * Initial support for chain loading SeaBIOS from Grub (via multiboot
>   support)
> * virtio 1.0 device support
> * The build will no longer include the build hostname or build time on
>   "clean" builds.  This makes the build binaries more "reproducible".
> * SeaVGABIOS improvements:
>     * Improved support for old versions of x86emu (the "leal"
>       instruction is now emulated)
> * Several bug fixes and code cleanups

Somehow these two items were missing from my change summary:

* Initial support for booting from SD cards on real hardware
* Basic support for running SeaBIOS on Baytrail Chromebooks


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