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57a46d05 11/17/2009 06:39 pm Alexander Graf

Convert linux bootrom to external rom and fw_cfg

We already have a working multiboot implementation that uses fw_cfg to get
its kernel module etc. data in int19 runtime now.

So what's missing is a working linux boot option rom. While at it I figured it
would be a good idea to take the opcode generator out of pc.c and instead use...

77873196 11/17/2009 06:39 pm Alexander Graf

Convert multiboot to fw_cfg backed data storage

Right now we load the guest kernel to RAM, fire off the BIOS, hope it
doesn't clobber memory and run an option rom that jumps into the kernel.

That breaks with SeaBIOS, as that clears memory. So let's read all...

ff06108b 11/17/2009 06:38 pm Juan Quintela

fw_cfg: change cur_offset to 32 bits

Signed-off-by: Juan Quintela <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

c227f099 10/02/2009 12:12 am Anthony Liguori

Revert "Get rid of _t suffix"

In the very least, a change like this requires discussion on the list.

The naming convention is goofy and it causes a massive merge problem. Something
like this must be presented on the list first so people can provide input...

99a0949b 10/01/2009 09:45 pm malc

Get rid of _t suffix

Some not so obvious bits, slirp and Xen were left alone for the time

Signed-off-by: malc <>

6be68d7e 07/27/2009 10:09 pm Jes Sorensen

Introduce -smp , maxcpus= flag to specify maximum number of CPUS.

Follow on patch will use it to determine the size of the MADT and
other BIOS tables.

Signed-off-by: Jes Sorensen <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

95387491 07/16/2009 04:28 pm Jan Kiszka

Add boot menu control via command line switch

Disable the lengthy BIOS prompt for selecting a boot device by default,
but let the user reenable it via '-boot menu=on'.

Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

11c2fd3e 04/22/2009 01:31 am aliguori

sending NUMA topology to BIOS (Andre Przywara)

uses the QEMU firmware configuration interfacce to send the NUMA
topology to the BIOS, which has to setup the tables. Only one firmware
configuration channel is used.

Signed-off-by: Andre Przywara <>...

7e12f656 03/08/2009 11:34 am blueswir1

Add new entries to firmware configuration device

Signed-off-by: Aurelien Jarno <>

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

905fdcb5 09/18/2008 09:33 pm blueswir1

Add common keys to firmware configuration

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

084a197a 09/18/2008 09:31 pm blueswir1

Add UUID to firmware configuration info (Gleb Natapov)

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

3cce6243 09/18/2008 09:27 pm blueswir1

Key/value based qemu<->guest firmware communication mechanism (Gleb Natapov)

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162