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Re: [Xen-devel] Intel MID / CE4100 - platform support - pnpbios support ?

On 04/04/16 11:24, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 04, 2016 at 09:01:06AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> On 03/31/16 13:03, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
>>> Andy S, Peter, Thomas, Jiang (or who might know),
>>> Do Intel MID platforms exist with PNP BIOS support? What abot CE4100?
>>> As it stands I don't see anything that would prevent this but I would
>>> suspect a possibility might be that it doesn't. I'm sanitizing some
>>> early boot code right now and pnpbios is one, and as I work on this,
>>> this has come up as a question for me.
>> The "MID" platforms from a Linux platform perspective are the ones with
>> SFI and DT bootloaders, respectively; by definition they don't have
>> standard BIOS.
> I see thanks, I ask as I'm currently removing a pnpbios replacing a
> paravirt_enabled() check to a more general disable pnpbios x86 platform quirk
> option, so far lguest and xen would use it but it would seem to me it was
> worthy to ask if if MID and CE4100 subarchs also could have this set as well
> then.
> It sounds like then at least for Intel MID I can disable pnpbios as well
> as a quirk as well. I can introduce that change separately in my series.
> What about CE4100 ?

The same, I am pretty sure.


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