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Re: [Xen-devel] Update Seabios on xen-unstable

On Fri, 2013-01-11 at 09:29 +0000, Fabio Fantoni wrote:

> I see the "HVM firmware passthrough" patch, but I not found 
> documentation about it.

Check the list for posts from Ross.

> Can I use it to do a rapid test adding qxl vgabios?

I don't think so, AFAIK, it is for passing through ACPI and SMBIOS
tables, not BIOSes them selves

> With xen seabios is built-in into hvmloader (instead of kvm and qemu).
> I didn't see any fixed paths to link vgabioses so I think that seabios 
> can't autoload it in xen now.

SeaBIOS on Xen loads the BIOS from the device's ROM BAR. IOW it is
supplied by qemu.


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