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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v3] hvmloader, libxl: use the correct ACPI settings depending on device model

On Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 03:57:13PM +0100, Igor Druzhinin wrote:
> We need to choose ACPI tables and ACPI IO port location
> properly depending on the device model version we are running.
> Previously, this decision was made by BIOS type specific
> code in hvmloader, e.g. always load QEMU traditional specific
> tables if it's ROMBIOS and always load QEMU Xen specific
> tables if it's SeaBIOS.
> This change saves this behavior (for compatibility) but adds
> an additional way (xenstore key) to specify the correct
> device model if we happen to run a non-default one. Toolstack
> bit makes use of it.
> The enforcement of BIOS type depending on QEMU version will
> be lifted later when the rest of ROMBIOS compatibility fixes
> are in place.
> Signed-off-by: Igor Druzhinin <igor.druzhinin@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: Paul Durrant <paul.durrant@xxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>

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