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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH - V2] Port codes from qemu-kvm to support bootin
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH - V2] Port codes from qemu-kvm to support booting from SCSI disk image
Wed, 18 Aug 2010 11:05:09 +0300
On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 04:01:41PM +0800, haishan wrote:
> Gleb Natapov wrote:
> >On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 12:25:26AM +0800, Haishan Bai wrote:
> >>There is code indentation errors in my previous post, I am sorry for
> >>that, please review this post.
> >>The qemu-kvm could boot from SCSI disk image by utilizing seabios,
> >>this patch ported codes
> >>from qemu-kvm to let upstream qemu to support booting from SCSI disk image.
> >>Add 'boot=on' option to qemu command line like following,
> >>qemu-system-x86_64 -drive file=scsi-disk.img,if=scsi,boot=on
> >This horrible hack should die instead of been ported. It introduce more
> >problems that it solves. You want to boot from scsi disk? Add seabios
> >support for it.
> Yes, I added seabios support, but still can not boot from scsi disk,
> because seabios seemed
> to depend on extboot.bin, I will investigate seabios SCSI further
> and try it.
Seabios has nothing to do with extboot.bin. Where is your patch to