[SeaBIOS] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 0/3] seabios: add serial console support

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Tue Jul 5 10:06:05 CEST 2016

On Mon, Jul 04, 2016 at 10:39:51PM +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>   Hi,
> Next round of patches.  Changes:
>  * Moved it all to a new sercon.c file.
>  * Code maps cp437 to utf8 now, giving a much nicer display.  Compare
>    "Use the ↑ and ↓ keys to change the selection." (this series) with
>    "Use the ^ and v keys to change the selection." (sgabios)  ;-)
>  * Simplified keyboard code, using enqueue_key now.
>  * Restructed code, to cleanup things and to address review comments.

Currently libvirt has an option to turn on serial console support
for the BIOS. When this is set it adds the sga device. How will
libvirt know when seabios has this feature built-in, and thus does
not need to add the sga device ? 

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