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[Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] Replace bios_relocate hook with bios_load hook i

To: Andrei Warkentin <andreiw@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] Replace bios_relocate hook with bios_load hook in hvmloader
From: Keir Fraser <keir.xen@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 08:34:30 +0100
Cc: Xen Devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Jordan Justen <jljusten@xxxxxxxxx>, Bei Guan <gbtju85@xxxxxxxxx>, Tim Deegan <Tim.Deegan@xxxxxxxxxx>
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On 26/07/2011 14:29, "Andrei Warkentin" <andreiw@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 8:23 AM, Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 23/07/2011 20:02, "Bei Guan" <gbtju85@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> These set of patches are affected by replacing bios_relocate hook with
>>> bios_load hook in hvmloader. The patches for code files config.h and
>>> hvmloader.c also contains part of the contents of Enabling UEFI BIOS(OVMF)
>>> support in Xen-unstable HVM. Is there any problem with these patches? Thank
>>> you very much.
>> As of xen-unstable:23745 I've made some improvements to hvmloader which
>> include your new bios_load hook. You can rebase your remaining patches on
>> top of that.
> Thank you for looking into this :-).

By the way, what are the advantages for us of supporting OVMF? I know it
gets us the UEFI support tickybox, but for me that begs the same question.
Why is it useful?


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