[SeaBIOS] [PATCH] qemu: fast boot when linuxboot optionrom is used

Stefano Garzarella sgarzare at redhat.com
Mon Nov 26 10:54:37 CET 2018

On Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 9:48 AM Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 23, 2018 at 2:09 PM Stefano Garzarella <sgarzare at redhat.com> wrote:
> > Speed up the boot phase when qemu uses "linuxboot" optionrom
> > (qemu -kernel) and the boot-menu is not required.
> > Under these conditions we can skip the setup of devices and VGA,
> > because they will be initialized (if they are required) during
> > the Linux boot phase.
> Please include benchmark results in the commit description so the
> improvement is quantified and recorded in the commit history.

Sure, I'll prepare a v2 of this patch.


> Thanks,
> Stefan

Stefano Garzarella
Red Hat

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