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Re: [Xen-devel] Slow HVM boot time, was "HVM boot time optimization"

On Thu, Feb 08, 2018 at 08:31:40AM -0800, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> CC'ing xen-devel and a few relevant people
> On Thu, 8 Feb 2018, Yessine Daoud wrote:
> > Dear Sir,
> > I need your help please.
> > 
> > I am using a direct kernel boot (HVM guest) with kernel + ramdisk.
> > At boot, seabios is bloqued about 20 seconds (or more) at the following 
> > state:
> > 

The manual seems a bit confusing to me but maybe I misremember how it
works. My understanding is direct kernel boot jumps straight to kernel
entry point without going through firmware.

If this is direct kernel boot why is seabios involved?


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